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Full colour drawing of whimsical characters climbing a large tree

From the Studio

A space dedicated to the UK’s most celebrated illustrator.

Intended to be exhibited permanently at the House of Illustration prior to the pandemic.

Quentin Blake works daily in his London studio, creating everything from narrative drawings to books and large-scale installations.

From the Studio included a characteristically wide variety of work including publications, books, large-scale personal works and preparatory drawings for public art commissions.

Simple drawing of an interaction between a frazzled man and a smiling man

The Art of Conversation, from QB Papers.

Funny drawing of two men talking, with a shorter man sandwiched between them.

The Art of Conversation, from QB Papers.

A variety of sea creatures with funny expressions, painted in shades of green and yellow.

'Protect the Oceans' for Greenpeace.