“fairy tales”

  1. Ewa Ludwiczak

    We have a real mixed bag of styles and media from today’s feature, Ewa Ludwiczak. Born in Poland and currently living in Berlin, Ms Ludwiczak is a freelance illustrator specialising in tradition materials, in particular watercolours.

  2. Taya aka Oneforni

    Russian illustrator Taya is proficient in so many different styles, it’s hard to believe it’s only one person. I am personally very much liking her distorted shapes and absurd characters. More of Taya’s illustrations can be found on her tumblr and her website. Thanks for getting in touch, Taya!

  3. Edmund Dulac (1882 – 1953)

    Born in Toulouse France, Edmund Dulac moved to London and began his very accomplished book illustration career. Edmund worked on many of the great classics and fairytales including The Arabian Nights, The Tempest, Rubaiyat, The Sleeping Beauty and Stories from Hans Christian Andersen to name a few. His work has been published and re-published over the years.

  4. Sheilah Beckett

    98 and still going strong, self-taught illustrator, Sheilah Beckett has been illustrating since the 1940s. She is no stranger to technology either, nowadays she illustrates using a wacom tablet, and has a Facebook page to boot! Her work is stunning filled with beautiful line work, rich colours and adorable characters. We can all learn a thing or two from this exceptional lady.

  5. Harry Potter Illustrator – Vladyslav Yerko

    Vladyslav Yerko is an illustrator, who works with the major children’s book publishing house “Ababahalamaha” in Ukraine. His covers for the Ukraineian Harry Potter series are said to be among J. K. Rowling’s favourites. Yerko is also responsible for Illustrating the Ukrainian edition of “Snow Queen” (Snihova Koroleva in Ukrainian). It was named Best Children’s Book of 2006 by Hans Christian Anderson foundation and released in English afterwards.