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WHSmith

By Fay Miladowska / 21 November 2019

In 2015 I was commissioned to design a diary cover for WHSmith. Their brief was a simple floral ‘Agapanthus’ flower or other similar large-headed bloom which they wanted to use across their diary ranges for 2015-16 and license for two years to use again in 2017. The completed diary is finished with silver foil stems which look lovely against the blue background and white Agapanthus illustration.

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Quarto USA

By Fay Miladowska / 20 November 2019

For Quarto US I was commissioned to illustrate a book ‘Moon Power’ for the Author Simone Butler. I illustrated all of the star signs in monochrome pen and ink, with one block colour for each illustration. I really enjoyed this project, gladly I had very few amends to do, as the style and theme was right in my comfort zone.

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Create and Craft TV

By Fay Miladowska / 15 November 2019

Create and Craft TV have now launched my 2nd and 3rd collections, ‘A Taste of Winter‘ which was a sell out and ‘Wandering With Wildlife‘ which launched at the end of October. I have enjoyed working with Create & Craft enormously, and really look forward to heading down to Peterborough to appear on their live shows, when I can get there. If you’ve seen the shows, you’ll see that I demonstrate how I design and…

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Oxfam Christmas Cards

By Fay Miladowska / 15 November 2019

I was delighted to license 2 of my designs to Oxfam for Christmas cards a few years ago. I am often approached to design or license for charity cards, and it’s great when the report back from the charity is that the cards sold well, in fact my leaping hare design was their bestseller!

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Harper Collins Big Cat

By Fay Miladowska / 15 November 2019

In my first project to illustrate a fictional story book for young readers, I designed the pages and vignettes for ‘How Birds Got Their Colours‘ written by bestselling Australian children’s book Author, Helen Chapman.  Helen has been an author for 38 years has 96 published books! Here is my colourful cover for this exciting tale. My illustrative approach was to use my pointillist technique but in a way which resembles Aboriginal art. A wonderful collection…

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