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Raymond Briggs on being an illustrator

Monday, 22 June 2015


We interviewed legendary illustrator Raymond Briggs on what it was like working in this industry at the start of his career. 

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Raymond Briggs on going to Art School

Monday, 20 April 2015

We interviewed the legendary illustrator Raymond Briggs about what it was like going to art school at 16. What he says about the perceived difference between commercial and fine art is fascinating. Always one to be forward thinking Raymond recognises that, even historically, great artists often ran huge art operations and were just as commercial as everything else. Art, no matter how sublime, says…

Raymond Briggs on The Snowman

Thursday, 19 February 2015

We interviewed the legendary illustrator Raymond Briggs about his biggest hit, The Snowman. What he says about it just being a simple, 'corny' idea where a child builds a snowman that comes to life is rather beautiful. 

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Publication date: November 2015
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