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#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Si Clark

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Illustrator of… A few weeks ago, the team here at Discover Kelpies were thrilled to announce that three (yes, THREE!) of our lovely titles had been shortlisted for the 2015 Scottish Children’s Book Awards! The following week #FlorisDesign introduced you to the first of the three illustrators involved, the fantastic Luke Newell – illustrator of […]

Clip clop CRASH! Yann and the Fabled Beasts gang are taking over DiscoverKelpies for a day!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Good morning Kelpies fans! We found this very mysterious blog waiting for us when we arrived at DiscoverKelpies Towers so of course we had to share it with you… Clip clop tip tap… Helen : What are you doing, Yann? Yann: *tapping furiously at the keyboard* I’m writing a blog post for Discover Kelpies about […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Philip Longson

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Illustrator of…For the last three weeks we’ve dedicated our #FlorisDesign take-overs to showcasing our wonderfully talented Traditional Scottish Tales illustrators! We kicked off our interview series with The Dragon Stoorworm illustrator, Matthew Land, followed by The Selkie Girl illustrator, Ruchi Mhasane, and for our final instalment we have the brilliant illustrator of Lari Don’s The […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Ruchi Mhasane

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Illustrator of… Last Wednesday we introduced you to the first of our Traditional Scottish Tales illustrators, Matthew Land – illustrator of Theresa Breslin’s The Dragon Stoorworm – and this week we have the fabulous Ruchi Mhasane! Ruchi is the illustrator of Janis Mackay’s beautiful tale, The Selkie Girl, and here she is to tell you […]

#FlorisDesign Illustrator Interview: Matthew Land

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Illustrator of… With the release date of our stunning Traditional Scottish Tales just around the corner, we thought you might like to meet the illustrators! First up we have Matthew Land, illustrator of Theresa Breslin’s dramatic tale The Dragon Stoorworm. Hi Matthew! Thanks for giving us a sneak peek into your creation of The Dragon Stoorworm! […]