We are proud to announce that our very own co-founder and trustee Vivian French has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Scottish Book Trust Outstanding Achievement Award. Vivian is an Edinburgh-based author and educator, among her various other roles – she has been Children’s Writer-in-Residence at Edinburgh International Book Festival five times as well as a guest […]
Robert Frank Hunter tells us about the illustrators that inspire him and offers nuggets of advice to budding artists.
“When it comes to cover design, the answer is always inside the book.”
“My job is to tell as many people as possible about the amazing work of talented illustrators.”
“I believe skilful, uninhibited, performative drawing should be able make manifest the artist’s true self.”
“There’s some amazing paper engineering that goes into picture books, which makes them very exciting.”
“Some of my strongest techniques came about through just drawing in bed.”