limited edition prints and original illustrations
Many books have been published in Australia marking the centenary of the start of World War 1 in 1914 and the beginning of the ANZAC legend with the landing of Australian and New Zealand troups at Gallipoli in 1915.
This exhibition celebrates quite unique approaches to creating illustrated books for children on these themes. Tales are told from many perspectives by well-known voices.
There are all sorts of books including picture books for young and old, a graphic novel and illustrated fiction. The themes and illustrated stories include two very famous songs, a couple of favourite ANZAC legends, a journal, and some fascinating historic adventures.
The original Illustration mediums and styles are varied and inspiring.
The research and preliminary work shown in frames and folios is fascinating.
Exhibitions of original illustrations