Happy Birthday Dave McKean

Born on this day in 1963 is one of my favourite modern day illustrators – Dave McKean.  He’s probably best known for his collaborations with author Neil Gaiman and his work on graphic novels and comic books and whilst I’m not a fan of his genre I do love this illustrations. Some of my favourites are The Day I swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, The … Continue reading Happy Birthday Dave McKean

Celebrating the Works of Arthur Rackham

As well as being International Talk Like a Pirate Day today is also the birth date of one of my favourite illustrators – the British illustrator Arthur Rackham. I bought my first Rackham print in a little book shop near York Minster and since then have amassed a collection of prints, cards and books which are displayed all over the house. He created visual depictions … Continue reading Celebrating the Works of Arthur Rackham