Peter Suart came in on Friday to sign his etchings for the new Gulliver’s Travels – the final stage of a project which has been ...
Douglas Smith has created a series of action-packed illustrations for Sharpe’s Tiger that convey the drama and spirit of Bernard Cornwell’s novels. Much research was undertaken to ensure that the important period details are correct, and here the artist shows how he developed his artwork from roughs to finals.
Creating a successful book cover or binding design presents different challenges for each edition. When faced with a monumental book like Diarmaid MacCulloch’s A History of Christianity, the question was how to represent such a vast stretch of time, over a vast area of the globe. From editor to picture researcher to art director, the team here explain how they solved this particular tricky task.
We asked American palaeontologist Steve Brusatte to ensure that the illustrations for Folio’s edition were as accurate as they could be while still reflecting the world of Crichton's Jurassic Park. Here, Steve talks us through this process.