Archive for April, 2013

exhibitions – adrian valencia

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013


We had a lovely time at the private view of Adrian Valencia’s exhibition last week. The work for sale is beautiful!

Hair & Other Affairs Exhibition will continue till the 20th of July at Sloupe Gallery – 83 Nightingale Lane SW12 8NX London.

people – giles mead

Saturday, April 27th, 2013


Also inspired by Shakespeare, here is Giles Mead’s self initiated cover for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

calendar – rolf

Friday, April 26th, 2013

rolf_shakespeareWilliam Shakespeare was baptised on this day in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Shakespeare’s exact date of birth isn’t known, but is thought to be the 23rd April. Shakespeare also died on 23rd April, in 1616.

Rolf’s illustration is inspired by Hamlet, one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

book jackets reimagined – nate kitch

Thursday, April 25th, 2013


Nate Kitch’s lovely series of self initiated book jacket illustrations have earned a well deserved mention on the Creative Bloq website

Well done Nate! Watch this space for some new illustrations by Nate for New Scientist magazine..

exhibitions – adrian valencia

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013


We’re looking forward to the opening of Adrian Valencia’s exhibition this week! See you there..


out now – francesco bongiorni

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013


Francesco Bongiorni was commissioned by The Guardian to illustrate this week’s Oliver Burkeman column.

See the full column here

earth day – angela keoghan

Monday, April 22nd, 2013


Today is Earth Day, and events will be held globally to support environmental protection.

Angela Keoghan’s illustration celebrates biodiversity and Eastwing’s homepage is full of Earth day related thumbnails. Take a look.

london marathon – naomi wilkinson

Friday, April 19th, 2013


It’s the London Marathon this weekend.

Naomi Wilkinson illustrates the spectacle!

calendar – hyesu lee

Thursday, April 18th, 2013


American born writer Henry James was also born in this week, on 15th April 1843.

Hyesu Lee’s colourful cover illustration was created for one of James’ most popular novels The Portrait of a Lady.

calendar – cat o’neil

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013


Author Nick Hornby was born on this day in 1957.

Cat O’Neil has come up with this homage to Hornby’s work to celebrate his birthday.