Interview: Tiffany Leeson, Creative Director

“When it comes to cover design, the answer is always inside the book.”

May 14, 2017

Interview: Zoë Aubugeau-Williams, Nobrow

“My job is to tell as many people as possible about the amazing work of talented illustrators.”

May 12, 2017

Interview: Matthew the Horse, Illustrator

“I believe skilful, uninhibited, performative drawing should be able make manifest the artist’s true self.”

May 10, 2017

Interview: Amy Veried, Junior Agent

“There’s some amazing paper engineering that goes into picture books, which makes them very exciting.”

May 5, 2017

Interview: Sonny Ross, Illustrator

“Some of my strongest techniques came about through just drawing in bed.”

May 2, 2017

Welcome to our new mentees and mentors

Illustrators from a wide range of nationalities, career stages, and skills to design their first (and in some cases second!) picture book.

February 6, 2017

Picture Hooks receives Creative Scotland & National Lottery funding

Creative Scotland National Lottery Funding helps Picture Hooks mentor aspiring illustrators for another year.

November 30, 2016

Picture Books & Design at Book Week Scotland

Illustrators and readers alike get a look-in at picture book events for Book Week Scotland.

October 30, 2016

Visual Literacy in the Classroom

Aurelie Norman explains how pictures can teach school pupils basic literacy skills.

September 26, 2016

Meet the Illustrator: Kasia Matyjaszek

Kasia Matyjaszek talks about her rise as an illustrator since taking part in Picture Hooks.

August 22, 2016