• Posts Tagged ‘fairy tales’

    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Philip Longson

    by  • 20 May 2015 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… This week #FlorisDesign is interviewing Philip Longson, the brilliantly talented illustrator of Lari Don’s The Tale of Tam Linn. Read on to learn about where he found his inspiration, his favourite illustration in the book, and what advice he would give to his younger self. Hi Philip, thanks for taking the time...

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    The Floris Books Picture Book Process

    by  • 28 January 2015 • Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Once upon a time, a writer wrote a story and a publishing house decided that it was so fantastic, they wanted to share it with the rest of the world.  “This story will delight children so much more if it is illustrated!” the writer said.  “We agree,” said the publisher, “we’ll get our best...

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    Dragons, Selkies and Fairy Princes

    by  • 11 December 2014 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Traditional Scottish Tales • 0 Comments

    Once upon a time, in a kingdom far far away, three talented young illustrators were paired up with three award winning Scottish authors and storytellers to create Picture Kelpies’ Traditional Scottish Tales. People traveled from miles around to visit their local bookshops and marvel at the wondrous books that had been created. Some even...

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    #FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Kate Leiper

    by  • 29 October 2014 • Children's Books, Design and Illustration, Floris Design • 0 Comments

    Illustrator of… Last week during our Twitter take-over, #FlorisDesign brought you some of our favourite images from The Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales and this week we were lucky enough to have a face-to-face chat with the artist, the wonderful Kate Leiper. Read on to find out about her inspiration, her...

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