Lauren Franceschini

Celebrate Literature with The London Book Fair!

2016 marks the 45th anniversary of The London Book Fair (LBF), a three-day event serving as the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film, and digital channels. Each year LBF welcomes exhibitors from 60 countries and 25,000 attendees from 124 countries. Exhibitors are welcome to […]

 Kalli Damschen

How Technology Is Revolutionising the Arts

How Technology Is Revolutionising the Arts

In the last couple decades, technology has revolutionised the way we relate to the world. These changes extend to influence all aspects of life, from communication to entertainment and from education to employment, and the arts have been far from unaffected. New technologies have impacted how artists in every field make, share and fund their […]

 Kalli Damschen

Renowned Illustrators Gather for London Illustration Fair 2015

Renowned Illustrators Gather for London Illustration Fair 2015

The London Illustration Fair will be featuring contemporary illustration and graphic design over its three-day event this Friday through Sunday at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, on the South Bank. The fair begins at 11:00 each day. Friday and Saturday, the fair runs until 20:00, but everything will wrap up on Sunday at 18:00. General […]

 Leah Byron

Creative Writing Competition OPEN!

You is for University is BACK …and this time it is bigger than ever before! Entries will open at 9am on Friday 17th April 2015 and close at 5pm on Monday 1st June 2015, with all submissions being judged by our 2015 guest panel. This year, prizes are set to be even bigger than the […]

 Nadia Rasheed

Proof That Creativity is Contagious

Proof That Creativity is Contagious

Comic artist Madéleine Flores of Portland, Oregon is definitely one to watch. She’s already drawn a graphic novel – entitled THE GIRL AND THE GORILLA – and has been solicited by the likes of Cartoon Network! It comes as no surprise; Madéleine’s work is both endearing and amusing – a testament to her creativity. Watch this space […]

 Nadia Rasheed

Noelle Stevenson Creates Worlds of Her Own

Noelle Stevenson Creates Worlds of Her Own

Noelle Stevenson has been ‘drawing since forever’ but she never expected her illustrations to gain the kind of notoriety they have now. Noelle, aged 21, has caught the attention of major publishers and her webcomic NIMONA is due for publication by HarperCollins in 2015 and has been nominated for a Harvey Award for Best Online […]

 Youth Arts Moderator

The Illustrations of Alexis Marcou

The Illustrations of Alexis Marcou

It is no secret that drawing with pencils seems very old school in the art world of today. Given all the new technology, it’s possible for an artist to make amazing works of art digitally without ever knowing how to draw on paper. Alexis Marcou’s work combines the best of both worlds with his detailed […]