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Quentin Blake: Pens Ink & Places

Written by Quentin Blake

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Part of the Quentin Blake Series

Quentin Blake: Pens Ink & Places Synopsis

FOLLOWING FROM THE ENORMOUS SUCCESS OF WORDS AND PICTURES AND BEYOND THE PAGE , THIS THIRD VOLUME CONTINUES A NARRATIVE OF VISUAL ADVENTURES OF UNUSUAL DIVERSITY. Pens Ink & Places contains a wealth of new material, ranging from touching series of vignettes for Great Ormond Street Hospital to gigantic drawings for the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings; from the sombre apocalyptic landscapes of Riddley Walker to the energetic fantasy of Billy and the Minpins. This beautiful volume also includes Blake's unique illustrations made to accompany accompany the works of John Ruskin, La Fontaine, Lucius Apuleius and Beatrix Potter. Blake's commentary - straight, as it were, from the drawing board - explores the challenges and opportunities in the creation of drawings known around the world, as well as others seen here for the first time. It is clear from every page of this informative and richly illustrated volume that there has been no slackening of brio in the scratchy pen nib of an artist who has been called the `Godfather of Illustration'.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849766388
Publication date: 6th September 2018
Author: Quentin Blake
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake (b.1932) is an internationally beloved illustrator and author. He is an inspiration for artists everywhere.

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