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 […]

Time-Honored Technique: Chris Wormell

Time-Honored Technique: Chris Wormell

The design team at LPK selected wood cut illustrator, Chris Wormell, as the perfect fit for the packaging of the new line of premium coffees from Folgers, 1850.  The woodcut style reinforces life in  the 1850’s, “when bold was heading west.”  At a time when the gold rush was synonymous with drive and spirit, his illustrations are […]

Andrew Davidson | Penguin Random House

Andrew Davidson | Penguin Random House

Client: Penguin Random House | Description: For Ransom Riggs new “Tales of the Peculiar” novel, Andrew illustrated this beautiful cover by using his wood-engraving technique. Check out Andrew’s portfolio here  

“Peculiar” Illustrations by Andrew Davidson

“Peculiar” Illustrations by Andrew Davidson

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 […]

The Artworks Illustration Agency

The Artworks Illustration Agency

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 […]