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Design Internships on the South Coast

We are on the look out for highly enthusiastic interns who are interested in gaining insightful hands on experience in illustration, corporate graphic design and design for book publishing. Our creative team will welcome you into their ranks and you will get the chance to help out on live design projects, as well as get a … Continued

Penguin Readers Samples!

  We got some exciting post today, which arrived in a shiny gold envelope…   Introducing the new Penguin Readers series!…   Penguin Readers is a series of contemporary and classic fiction that has been re-written for people learning English as a foreign language. The texts are set up in a variety of forms, from straight text, … Continued

Cornelia Li for NPR

  Cornelia Li’s newest collaboration with NPR illustrates Bill Zeeble’s article focusing on the huge struggle to support homeless students. The Dallas school district has introduced drop-in centres to offer necessities such as food, toiletries, clothing and counselling resources for young people. It is outstanding that they estimate there is up to 3,600 homeless youths in just this district. … Continued

Victor Beuren for The American Homebrewers Association

  Artistique, Victor Beuren and The American Homebrewers Association partnered together to create this amazingly detailed cover for the July/August 2019 Zymurgy cover.  At the end of the project, Victor sat down with Zymurgy to talk a little bit about his connection between craft beer, home brewing, and illustration. As a fellow homebrewer himself, Victor approached the … Continued

Aurora Visits New York Comic Con!

      We Asked Astound Agent Aurora to give us an Insight into What she got up to at Comic Con!   Even on a Thursday, New York Comic Con was a whirlwind! As usual, the event drew a huge and diverse crowd. I had a few meetings on that very crowded show floor with … Continued

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Flavia Zuncheddu

See more of Flavia’s work here! Where is your studio located? Milan, Italy What is your favorite or signature medium to work in? Paper and crayons, scanner and Photoshop. When you are in your favorite spot in your studio, what is on your right? My grandfather’s old phone, a tile, teeth and stones. When is your favorite time of … Continued

Bonfire Night Burning Bright

  In the U.K a historical event is celebrated every winter, to commemorate the attempted gunpowder plot on parliament in 1605. As a quick history lesson, the plot was led by Robert Catesby a provincial English Catholic, who had along with a group of others, stashed gunpowder under The Houses of Parliament in order to … Continued

New signed artist – Juanita Londono

  New signing alert! We are thrilled to announce that Advocate Art now represent talented artist, Juanita Londono. We’re in love with her fun and engaging characters, which we believe would be perfect for picture books and middle grade! If you’d like to know more about Juanita, have a read through her short biography below. Enjoy … Continued

New Signed Artist – Sian James

New signing alert! This week we’ve had another great signing to the Advocate roster! We are happy to debut another new artist, Sian James! We fell in love with her atmospheric environments and her adorable characters!  If you’d like to know more about Sian, have a read through her short biography below. Enjoy a little preview … Continued

‘There’s a Troll on My Toilet’ – Mike Byrne

Samples and spotted Mike Byrne; Author, illustrator, self-titled biscuit connoisseur and all-round stalwart of Advocate Art has recently seen the release of his newest children’s book, ‘There’s a Troll on My Toilet’.    Selected as ASDA’s picture Book of the fortnight, ‘There’s a Troll on My toilet’ has taken pride of place in all 479 stores across … Continued

New Signing Angela Wong

This week we’ve had another great signing to the Advocate roster! We are happy to debut another new artist, Angela Wong, who has recently joined our agency. Angela currently lives in Malaysia with her three cats. She is influenced by her natural surroundings that brings to life her beautiful atmospheric illustrations. Her work is perfect for Children’s Publishing, especially for … Continued

Welcome All Humans, Ghosts, and Monsters!

  Lightning and thunder crash in the distance as you run down the dark hallway! The portraits’ eyes seem to follow your shaking form, and the hallway seems never ending. The candle you’re holding flickers and burns out, leaving you in the dark. Just then, a ghostly whisper breathes next to your ear, “Look there, … Continued