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PENS INK & PLACES

Written by Quentin Blake

PENS INK & PLACES Synopsis

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 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: 9781849767019
Publication date: 5th March 2020
Author: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Quentin Blake

Sir Quentin Blake is an internationally loved illustrator and author, renowned for his collaborations with writers such as Roald Dahl and David Walliams, as well as for his own creations.

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