We’re spending a week celebrating the art of illustration! Stay tuned for exclusive interviews and excerpts from some of our favorite authors and books. And that’s not all – we’re also offering a sale on every book we’re featuring.
Bloomsbury author Gary Embury has been busy helping put together the 2015 Reportager Award, open to both students and professionals wanting to show off their reportage and documentary drawing skills.
This is my second book about illustration, and like the first, Illustration: A Theoretical and Contextual Perspective, I’ve endeavoured to present an objective and non-discriminatory view of the whole discipline. I say this because there are so many other books that are mainly celebratory, either for a particular practitioner or genre, that don’t actually consider what makes an image work as a successful form of contextualised communication. And I emphasise context − in other words, the job of work an illustration is commissioned to do and the audience it is aimed at.
An exciting new project designed to showcase both the emerging and established talent on Bloomsbury’s picture book list and to support the many amazing booksellers and bookshops across the UK.
The first of our autumn textbook round-ups this year kicks off with what’s on offer in Design.
We were recently invited by Juliana Sissons – the author of Basics Fashion Design: Knitwear – to the opening night of MADE 11, Brighton’s Design & Craft Fair . Juliana was the Fashion Designer in Residence at the V&A from July-December 2010 and exhibited a selection of garments from her stunning new collection at this year’s MADE exhibition at the Brighton Corn Exchange. […]
The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design provides an introduction to the creative skills, techniques and processes required by designers in order to produce a professional, creative and commercially aware portfolio. This book is up for grabs in today’s advent giveaway so if you would like to be in with a chance of winning a copy simply comment on this blog post by 4pm tomorrow! […]