Interview: Tessa Strickland, Publisher

We talk to Tessa Strickland of Barefoot Books about her love for illustration and her career to date.

May 17, 2017

Interview: Robert Frank Hunter, Illustrator

Robert Frank Hunter tells us about the illustrators that inspire him and offers nuggets of advice to budding artists.

May 15, 2017

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