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1093-20160524203302-Cover_Marvin-and-Marigold_NEWIllustrators bring to life picture books creating a fantastical world for children to immerse themselves in. In this video you can watch Simon Prescott as he creates the main character in his latest picture book, from rough sketch to finished art.

Simon uses traditional mediums such as pencil, pen and watercolour. By using lighting and perspective he creates drama and atmosphere in his work, along with a healthy dose of humour.

Marvin and Marigold is a delightful new series about two mice who live next door to each other. In Marvin and Marigold:The Big Sneeze, Marvin gets a cold and Marigold has to find a cure to save her mouse house. Simon Prescott and author Mark Carthew are now hard at work on the seond book in this series. Buy the book here.

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