Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett | Orchard Books

Laura Barrett illustrated an edition of The Little Mermaid published by Orchard Books. She beautifully captures the enchanting words of Geraldine McCaughrean in her iconic silhouette style. See more of Laura’s work here.      

Laura Barrett | Macmillan 

Laura Barrett | Macmillan 

Laura Barrett illustrated the cover and interior illustrations for Return to Wonderland, a new collection of stories inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland published by Macmillan. She created this brilliant cover under the art direction of Tracey Ridgewell and Rachel Vale. The anthology features 11 fantastic children’s authors; Peter Bunzl, Pamela Butchart, Maz Evans, Swapna […]

Laura Barrett | Hachette Children’s Group

Laura Barrett | Hachette Children’s Group

Last year, Laura Barrett was approached by Hachette Children’s group to illustrate the ultimate gift edition of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, “The Snow Queen” with intricate silhouette artwork and a pop-up-and-play theatre finale. Unfold the concertina pages to follow Gerda’s epic journey to the palace of the Snow Queen to rescue her best friend Kai, bewitched […]

Laura Barrett | Museum of Childhood

Laura Barrett | Museum of Childhood

Client: Museum of Childhood | Laura’s illustrations furnished the space of an interactive play area for children. She teamed up with designers StudioArc and for the Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood. To read how these illustrations took shape read Laura’s blog See her portfolio here Click the rabbit above to go to Laura’s whole portfolio  

The Happiness Project: Commissioned Work

The Happiness Project:  Commissioned Work

We asked our artists to submit the image they created in 2017 that made them the most happy.  We received an outpouring of wonderful work and the following is a virtual gallery of commissioned images.  Fantastic illustrations from publishing, packaging, editorial, and toys.  Be sure to scroll down and see everything including the captions from […]

Get Inspired for 2017

Get Inspired for 2017

We’ve curated a fantastic selection of illustrations showcasing some of the group’s best work from 2016.  We hope it serves as inspiration for the great possibilities of 2017.  Illustration is a wonderful, evolving medium and illustrators have found increasingly relevant ways to utilize their talents.  The first section focuses on self-initiated work and leads off […]

Best of 2015!

Best of 2015!

The Mendola Artists Best of 2015 is back. Our artists submitted a terrific selection of work from advertising, packaging, editorial, publishing, and toys, plus some interesting personal projects.  Please take a few minutes to look back to find some inspiration for 2016.

Inspirational Publishing

Inspirational Publishing

Mendola Artists offers a range of talent to satisfy a variety of publishing needs. Our UK partner, The Artworks, supplement our group with unique selections  for fiction covers. Our more realistic artists are great for YA, Romance and Action Adventure. Lastly, several artists have completed specialty book projects such as cookbooks. Many of the artists […]