Laura Barrett illustrated the First Look Book series published by Scholastic. The First Look Books are board books, created for newborn babies who can only see in black and white during their first developmental stage, so high contrast images are easiest for them to view in the beginning. The books were themed by first experiences of […]
Many of our illustrators seamlessly transition from still images to animation, bringing their characters to life. We cannot get enough of the endlessly creative approaches to story telling our artists come up with. Whether it is through minimalist vector images or hyper realistic CGI renderings, they push their unique styles even further to create clever […]
Rachael Saunders illustrated the picture book, Pop-Up Palace Pets, published by Walker Books in collaboration with the Royal Historical Palaces. This fun pop-up celebration of royal animals through the ages is full of facts, flaps and surprising stories. Dogs, cats, monkeys and rats – there’s something for everyone in this fascinating pop-up history of royal […]
Laurindo Feliciano re-imagines Margaret Atwood’s trilogy, MaddAddam, in his recent series of book covers for Rocco. He drew inspiration from the distopian universe in Atwood’s novels, rich of strange creatures, atmospheres, and nature. See more of Laurindo’s work here.
Dear Planet Earth, Thank you for the colors of the rainbow. Ben the Illustrator Thank you for creating diversity Robert Ball Thank you for the sea breeze Rocco Baviera Thank you for crisp green apples Kate Forrester Thank you for dandelion wishes Mona Daley Thank you for windy skies Lucy Davey Thank you for chirping […]
Illustrator James Boast has illustrated for Wall Street Journal for the story, “When a Seller Suffers Regret.” In which it discusses working with a client to a point of desperate measures to stop a sale. The pictures say it all. See more work by James here.
Illustrator Dawn Cooper drew these beautiful bugs for Discover Magazine’s December issue, which includes an excerpt from Rob Dunn’s new book “Never Home Alone.” Dawn makes the normally not so aesthetically pleasing insect look friendly and appealing. Enjoy the rest of Dawn’s beautiful art here.
Jude was approached by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to create 8-bit pixel style illustrations for lessons in Adulting from the Oregon Trail. The book is a snarky, faux-advice book inspired by the classic computer game, The Oregon Trail. Jude had the pleasure of collaborating with author Lauren Reeves on illustrating the fifty life lessons throughout the […]
As our lawns, farmer’s markets, and household plants provide us with the color we’ve waited for, we turn to see how our illustrators are capturing the season. We’re presenting packaging illustration, book covers, and character design. From natural and enchanting to bright and dazzling, each of these artists have mastered their style for the season. Poked […]
Rob Ball was commissioned by HBO to create a poster for every episode of Game of Thrones. This is an amazing body of work for an incredible series. His work on the seventh season wrapped up this summer with seven “Beautiful Death” images to add to the collection. See for yourself below. As an extra […]
We are happy to introduce Dalia Adillon, Hannah Bailey, James Weston Lewis and Josie Shenoy from our UK Partner, The Artworks. All four artists use a combination of traditional work and digital elements to create both graphic and watercolor style illustrations. These illustrators have a diverse range of skills and styles, and have worked on […]
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 […]
2017 arrives in less than a month, but you can get a glimpse of what it looks like today. We’re happy to welcome 2017 with our new Mendola calendar! Thirteen of our artists contributed wonderful artwork that you can enjoy all year long. You can even learn a bit about each of the contributing artists with […]
Penguin Random House has released their new book, “Tales of the Peculiar” by Ransom Riggs, which is filled with marvelous wood engraving illustrations by Andrew Davidson. Wood engraving is the process of carving the reverse of the image you want into wood, coating it in ink, and making a sort of stamp onto paper. Andrew worked […]
A boutique agency located in London, The Artworks represents a select group of talented illustrators from the UK and Europe. Since 2009, Mendola has been the group’s exclusive representative in North America, and it’s been a smashing success! The talent is an excellent complement to Mendola Art with many of the artists working primarily or […]
It’s that time again! Mendola 2016 calendars are here! We are excited to share with you these artists’ incredible work that you can enjoy all year long. Inside, you’ll even find some fun facts about the featured artists! Check out the great monthly artwork below! Amy DeVoogd – cover Dahl Taylor – January Echo […]
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 […]
In the spirit of awards season, we’ve decided to create our own: The Artists Choice Awards. The idea is simple: it’s the image that each artist believes is their best of 2014. No micromanaging from the agent peanut gallery. It’s not always readily apparent why some images were selected, but we’re sure the artists have […]
Our beloved Mendola Artists Calendar is back for 2015! We are very excited to unveil the updated design, showcasing a streamlined look that complements the artists’ work. Each interior illustration was created to coordinate with a specific month, and includes a Q&A from each artist. We hope you enjoy using our calendar as much as we’ve enjoyed designing it. […]