Studies for Vincent, illustration by Stephen Stone

Initial studies for Vincent van Gogh. Ink/Pencil on A4 Moleskine sketchbook

Stephen illustrates for both commercial and contemporary markets. During the past 5 years, he has been successful in generating over 30 published picture-books: working with many high profile publishers such as Oxford University Press, Harper Collins, Franklin Watts, Five Mile Press, Parragon, and Pearson. His Book ‘Cantankerous King Colin’ written by Phil Allcock (Maverick Books) featured on ‘Cbeebie’s Bedtime Stories’ and read by Actor Tom Hollander.

“At the heart of my work is the character, its emotive quality, its sense of place on a page. The renderings are playful in both traditional and digital techniques which are constantly evolving. That is exciting to me as it opens up new possibilities and allows for new subjects to be explored.”

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