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Born 6 weeks early ,Wendy Edelson spent her first couple years in New York, then moved with her parents to California. It was during that trip. in the back of the family station wagon, with the country speeding past the windows, that she began to draw, and draw…..and draw and hasn’t stopped yet.
Wendy , a self taught artist, moved back to New York at the age of 16, eager to begin her professional career and began making the rounds of publishers and advertising agencies. After...
Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, WA.
Pacific N'West Ballet
Washington Mutual Bank
Scott Paper Company
American Library Association
Vermont Department of Libraries
Van Group Collectibles
San Dimas Community Hospital
Carus Publishing/Cricket Magazine Group
Atheneum Books/Simon & Schuster
Twin Sisters Productions
The Wright Group/McGraw Hill
Rockport Publishers/Fairwinds Press
Barnes & Noble Publishing
Houghton- Mifflin Company
United States Postal Service
Sylvan Dell Publishing
Bits & Pieces
Brown Publishing Network
Bits and Pieces
John Shelley began his illustration career in London, his first picture book being shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award. From 1987 he lived in Tokyo, where his work has been used in everything from advertising to character merchandising and editorial, while his children's book illustrations have been published in countries around the globe.
Most of his work is based around hand-drawn pen and ink images, though techniques range from traditional line and watercolour to graphic images utilising computers.
Now once more based in the UK, he still maintains close ties with Japan...
Clients have ranged from Japan (Fukuinkan Shoten, Hyoronsha, Hayakawa Shobo, Tokuma Shoten, Hikari no Kuni, Kodansha etc) to UK (Andersen Press, Jonathan Cape, Scholastic, Egmont, Frances Lincoln etc) and USA (Simon & Schuster, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Front Street, Charlesbridge etc).
Advertising clients in Japan have included animated TV commercials for Mitsubishi Electric Group, Mitsubishi Real Estate and Harajuku Zelkova Avenue. Major Press Campaigns have included: Parco Dept Store, Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Sony, Mitsukansu, NHK, Coca Cola, Japan Railways East, Apple Japan, Suntory, Menicon, Kirin, Komatsu, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, O’s Town, Toyota, Family Mart, Keio Dept Store, Hankyu Dept Store, Kodak, Laox, Wacol, Heiwa, Orix, Tokyo International Car Show, Tokyo Pet Show, Sangenjaya Daidogei, Kikkoman, Nichiban etc etc.
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