Mark Beech

Mark Beech – Designer

My name is Mark and I work with Publishing houses as well as self publishers who want lovely professional illustrations provided on time.

Overview

Hi, My name is Mark and I am a professional illustrator who has been working in the industry for 20 years. I use tradional illustration methods such as pen and ink and watercolour combined with photosop to produce beautiful, fun illustrations for the children's book market, advertising, and greetings card industries. I work with many publishing houses such Bloomsbury, Hachette, Penguin Random house, Puffin, Harper Collins and many more. I also work directly with self publishers who want to create and publish their own wonderful books. I am lucky enough to be currently collaborating with Sir Terry Pratchetts estate and Penguin to re illustrate many of his fantastic titles. I am also working with Hachette and Enid Blytons estate on many of her fantastic traditinal titles such as the Magic Faraway tree. I have also worked with Mother care, Eve Sleep, Historic Royal Palaces, and the BBC on advertising and publicity campaigns.
Services
Fiction
Children's Fantasy Humor & Comedy Young Adult
Non-Fiction
Children’s Non-Fiction Writing & Publishing
Languages
English

Work experience

Self-employed

Jan, 2000 — Present

I have been a freelance illustrator since 2000, and work with many large publishing houses along with independant authors to create beautifully illustrated books.

Portfolio

The King's Hats

Bird, Sheila May

Lydia, Christopher and Natalie are used to domestic turmoil. Their parents' divorce has not made family life any easier in either home. The children bounce to and fro between their volatile mother, Miranda, and Daniel, their out-of-work actor father. Then Mira... read more
Adventure of the Goblin Dog is a stand-alone Magic Faraway Tree adventure by the world's best-loved children's author, Enid Blyton.Discover the magic! Travel to the top of the Magic Faraway Tree with Peter and Mary on their quest to rescue a princess.Explore F... read more
Get ready for broomstick rides and bubbling cauldrons in these magical short stories from Enid Blyton - ideal for reading aloud, or for children over 7 to read alone! This bumper collection of 25 short stories is populated by every sort of magical and mysterio... read more
Dragons have invaded Crumbling Castle, and all of King Arthur’s knights are either on holiday or visiting their grannies. It’s a disaster!Luckily, there’s a spare suit of armour and a very small boy called Ralph who’s willing to fill it. Together with Fortnigh... read more
Jolly Good Food

Enid Blyton

Delicious and easy recipes, inspired by the beloved stories by Enid Blyton. Bake your own pop-cakes and google buns, and wash them down with homemade ginger beer! Have you ever dreamed of having picnics with the Famous Five, midnight feasts with the Malory Tow... read more

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