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Digital Journal of Illustration

Illustrade art and illustration festival 2019

ILLUSTRADE #3 Das Festival rund um Illustrationen geht in die dritte Runde. Vom 5. – 8. September erwarten wir wieder junge Kreative, Kunstliebhaber und Fachpublikum in Rostock an der Ostsee. Erlebt an 4 Tagen spannende Arbeiten, kreative Workshops und interessante Lesungen rund ums Thema »Illustration«. In diesem Jahr findet die Hauptausstellung im Volkstheater Rostock statt.…
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How do I become an illustrator? Artist Mark Weighton shares his tips

Do you want to illustrate books one day? Mark Weighton is the inventive illustrator behind the wonderful Boyface series – here he shares his top tips on how to get his job!  • Love Boyface? Read the author, James Campbell’s tips for becoming a writer! Mark Weighton 1. First and foremost, do what you love! I…
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Children’s picture book artists tell migrants’ stories through postcards

Kate Kellaway It was Piet Grobler and Tobias Hickey, founders of the International Centre for the Picture Book in Society at the University of Worcester, who first came up with the idea: they invited illustrators, through social media and word of mouth, to contribute a bird postcard, as a metaphor for human migration, with a message attached. It could be…
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Children’s and teens roundup: the best new picture books and novels

There’s a star-gazing theme to picture books this month. Look Up!(Puffin) by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola features science-crazed, irrepressible chatterbox Rocket, who is determined to get her whole town out watching a meteor shower – to the annoyance of her big brother, who would rather stay glued to his phone. Energetic and with a wry,…
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