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July 14, 2017

Anna + Elena Balbusso created this enchanting cover illustration for The Sisters of the Crescent Empress, the sequel to Leena Likitalo's book, The Five Daughters of the Moon, whose cover the twins also produced. (more)

July 10, 2017

Kotryna Zukauskaite’s banner illustrations for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research cover a variety of topics, from highly conceptual to absolutely earthy.


June 27, 2017

Jing Jing’s Tsong’s illustration in the July issue of DownEast Magazine accompanies an article about bestselling author Christina Baker Kline’s relationship with the Andrew Wyeth painting, “Christina’s World.”  (more)

June 22, 2017

Eddie Edwards recently completed a painterly digital collage illustration for the cover of a new science fiction novel by Mark Van Roosendaal, centered on the relationship between the protagonist (a reclusive curmudgeon) and a planet commander.  (more)

June 21, 2017

Sudi McCollum was the go-to artist for Workman Publishing’s “BOLD,” a cookbook full of big flavors by two alumna of the famed Chez Panisse restaurant in Berkeley, CA. Sudi created over 130 tasty illustrations that play nicely with the global flavors on the page. (more)

June 19, 2017

Kristine Lombardi’s third children’s book, “Mr. Biddles,” is scheduled for an August 2017 release from Harper Collins. For now, you’ll just have to watch her charming book trailer (with the sound on, please!) and pre-order a copy from Theispot Bookstore. (more)

June 15, 2017

Jing Jing Tsong has illustrated two brand new board books BeachHouse Publishing, due out this July. “Birds of Hawai’I” and “Fish of Hawai’I” are introductions for little ones to the diverse and unique wildlife of the Hawain Islands. Look for them locally at independent bookstores, and nationally, through Amazon.  (more)

June 6, 2017

John Jay Cabuay shares his colorful new book jacket illustration for “outside In,” published by Simon & Schuster. (more)

June 2, 2017

Kristine Lombardi’s first book, Lovey Bunny, just made a School Library Journal Top 10 Circulated Picture Book List. “It is so nice to see that kids are checking my book out,” says Kristine.  With two retail seasons in Target, Lovey Bunny has already had three printings, and an upcoming board book version is launching later this year.  Get the original right now from Theispot Bookstore. (more)

June 2, 2017

Anna + Elena Balbusso have produced two stunning portrait illustrations for the Six Tudor Queens series of historical novels by Alison Weir. Anne Boleyn and Katherine of Aragon are vignetted on the cover of each book, and then appear in splendid full-figure on the frontispiece to draw the reader forward. (more)