Childrens' Book Festival

Client: The Model Gallery, The Hawk's Well Theatre & Kid's Own Book Publishing

This illustration was commissioned to promote an interactive Children's Book Festival that was taking place in the Model Gallery Sligo. A conceptual piece, the inspiration for this artwork came from the idea of storytelling and entertaining children. I wanted to entice the viewer with a visual suggestion of the playful events being held so let that influence the choice of the various elements included within the illustration.


I chose a marionette puppet theatre as the scene to showcase the various events lined up in the festival. Each theatre panel represents such an event like book readings, story tellings and a craft factory where children could make their very own book to take home. The illustration was used in promotional material to advertise the festival both in print and digital formats.