The 22nd annual Folio Society/Royal College of Art Illustration Award has been scooped by 24-year-old RCA student Debbie Grice, who wins 600 for her work on Jeanette Winterson’s novel The Passion. The competition is open to RCA students from any discipline. The 300 second prize was taken by Patricia Jordan, and joint third prize of 150 each by Joe MacDonald and Susumu Ishida, all for their illustrations for Aesop’s Fables.
Announced at this year’s Adobe Max conference, designers and illustrators will be able to use the image editing and design software on a touchscreen device in 2019.
Adobe’s latest piece of software enables designers, illustrators and artists to create lifelike oil and watercolour paintings on-screen using their stylus as a paintbrush, and also allows them to delete
Familiar symbols of music production such as play, pause and fast-forward were used alongside photographs of current students to create an “active” look.
The galleries in Great Missenden explore the life of the children’s author, who lived in the village – an inspiration for many stories – for 36 years.