5 oktober 2009

~Alison Jay~

Alison Jay was born in Hertfordshire, grew up in
Derbyshire and studied graphic design in London
where she now lives. After graduating she worked in
animation for a short time but gradually started to
get commisions in illustration, She works in Alkyd,
a quick drying oil paint on paper and sometimes adds
a crackle varnish to give the work an aged appearence.
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Alice cover. Humpty.
Alice with Caterpillar   .  
She has worked in all areas of illustration,
including advertising, packaging, editorial and design.
Her commisions include a 48 sheet poster for BT,
a tv commercial for Kellog's corn flakes and the
packaging of a new baby range for Crabtree and Evelyn.
She has also illustrated many children's books including
"Picture This","The Race" "I Took The Moon for a Walk"
”Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Listen Listen"
.
Happy Bee

She recently worked with Aardman Animation
on the development of a feature film and
is currently working on a version of "The Nutcracker".
Her book " Welcome to the Zoo" which is a wordless
visit to a cage less " Animal hotel" has been selected
as one of New York's Bank Street's 2009 best
books of the year.
.This Plane.
http://organisationillustration.blogspot.com/
.Old King Ccole.
http://www.childrensillustrators.com/illustrator.cgi/ajay
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Sleeping Beauty

4 opmerkingen:

Hermes zei

Love them, especially the Alice illustrations.

Gillian L. zei

Here work is wonderful - I must find some of her books!

Gillian

Madelief zei

Hoi Anna,

Deze versie van Alice in Wonderland ken ik niet. Ik vind de tekeningen modern, maar wel mooi.

Fijne avond! groetjes van Madelief

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com zei

Gorgeous. I love it. I'm off to buy this version of Alice right now. Thanks for the images.