May 15th, 2022

25th Anniversary Edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will include J.K. Rowling’s original drawings

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury is going to publish a new edition next June 9th. This was announced a few months ago, where the publisher promised that this new edition (that will have the original cover by Thomas Taylor) was going to include some […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #27 · March 2019

The Art of Creating a Grown-up Harry Potter

Can you introduce yourself to our readers? Where are you from, how old are you, and what’s your background? My name is Bianca, I am from Brazil and I’m 25 years old. I graduated in Visual Arts two years ago and I draw about the universe of Harry Potter as a passionate hobby while working […]

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April 21st, 2016

The cover artwork that Rowling’s team did not approve

Salamandra, the publisher of the Harry Potter Series in Spanish, used Dolores Avendaño’s artwork for their covers until 2014. Avendaño’s illustrations were inspired by their American counterpart, and they took part in different editions published since 1999. 

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March 31st, 2016

Artwork from the upcoming illustrated edition of The Chamber of Secrets

As we told you previously, the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is going to be published in the United Kingdom and the United States of America on October 4th. The book will have 272 pages, and will be illustrated by Jim Kay again. 

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September 8th, 2015

BuzzFeed publishes new artwork and video with Jim Kay

The American news media website, BuzzFeed, has worked alongside with Bloomsbury to release brand new material from the upcoming illustrated Harry Potter edition. Although they say the images are brand new, the artwork showing Hagrid carrying baby Harry was published here first, and the new profile picture of Harry was part of ads that Bloomsbury […]

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September 8th, 2015

Exclusive: New artwork from Illustrated Harry Potter: Hagrid carrying baby Harry

Time for another never seen before artwork from the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated edition. Today, you are going to see a marvellous illustration from Chapter 1, The Boy Who Lived. The painting shows one of the first scenes, Hagrid carrying baby Harry to Privet Drive, where Dumbledore and McGonagall await them.

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August 31st, 2015

Exclusive: Full cover of the illustrated Harry Potter

We are more than happy to share with our readers another exclusive about the upcoming Harry Potter illustrated book. This time, it is the complete artwork for the dust jacket of the soon-to-be-published edition. The artwork shows the full scene at the Hogwarts Express departure from King’s Cross, with Harry among the people.

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August 20th, 2014

Bloomsbury reveals the artwork for the Harry Potter hardback boxed set

Bloomsbury revealed the artwork for new Harry Potter hardback boxed set. It was made by Jonny Duddle, the illustrator who also made the covers for this new edition. Watch it here.

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April 5th, 2014

Gallery Nucleus is selling Harry Potter artwork signed by Kazu Kibuishi

Gallery Nucleus, which in 2011 held the Harry Potter Tribute Exhibithon  (go to check the amazing artwork), is selling the artwork that Kazu Kibuishi did for the Harry Potter book that Scholastic launched last year. Nucleus made available the seven illustrations in their Harry Potter Collection.

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