Don’t mind me, I’ll just be hyperventilating in a bag for my favorite cover thus far for my favorite book of the series!
Scholastic reveals the 3rd Harry Potter 15th Anniversary Edition cover!
A New Look for Harry Potter — Publishers Weekly — Shannon Maughan
Though the assignment was daunting at first, Kibuishi says he started thinking about the Harry Potter books “as if I was looking back at them from the future. I wanted to pay tribute to the series itself and to classic literature. I wanted to take those two things and fuse them together. In a way, the first Harry Potter cover should feel like Dickens.”
Where have all the book illustrators gone? – The Independent – Melanie McDonagh
Charles Dickens enjoyed close collaborative relationships with the illustrators of his novels, but now it’s rare to find a picture outside the world of children’s books. Is drawing a lost art, or could we be on the brink of a new golden age?
McDonagh talks about trends in art culture and the desires of authors and publishers. It’s pretty interesting to see the trends in publishing and illustrating.