1. Gax

    Just like playing with wet clay, this is a good kind of dirty. The use of textures, colour and line come together to create a gorgeous grungy Gax brand of magic! There’s a great blog full of gritty; go and take a look…

  2. The Legendary Christos Achilleos

    With a Career that has spanned over 40 years, Cypriot born Chris Achilleos is acknowledged as one of the most important fantasy artists / illustrators in the world. His works include many hundreds of book cover illustrations & movie concept artworks. To date he has written and illustrated 4 of his own books Amazona, Medusa, Beauty and the Beast and Sirens. Click on the links to check them out on Amazon.

  3. Fashion Fridays ~ Tobie Giddio

    In the early 1980s, Tobie Giddio studied fashion illustration at the New York Fashion Institute of Technology. Here she learned from professors such as Barbara Pearlman, her primary mentor, as with the late Jack Potter, Ana Ishikawa, Gertrude Stretton and Dorothy Loverro. Since graduating, she has gone on to work for several big names such as  Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Seibu Department Stores, Apple and Tiffany & Co. She now works with her husband Peter Belsky, a talented motion/graphic designer in his own right. Dovetail Studios now formally presents their collaborations.

  4. San Diego Comic Con

    Of course, we have to give a mention to the HUGE San Diego Comic Con! It started today and ends on the 24th of this month. If only San Diego wasn’t on the other side of the pond. Comic book writer Garth Ennis (writer of Preacher, Hellblazer, Punisher) will be there, as will DC artist and Co-publisher Jim Lee, but the list goes on. There’s a great line-up this year; I just wish I could be there.

  5. The Worlds of Mervyn Peake at the British Library

    Accomplished playwright, painter, poet and illustrator Mervyn Peake (1911-68) has an exhibition on now at the British Library. It started on the 5th of July, but there’s plenty of time to catch it as it ends on the 18th of September. The British Library recently acquired an archive of Peake’s work, and it’s on show. A big plus for Alice fans; his original drawings for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass can also be seen at the exhibition.

  6. Bill Garland

    As a former Advertising Agency Creative Director, and Award Winning commercial illustrator for more than 30 years, Bill Garland has worked in nearly every facet of the Art and Advertising world.