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A never-ending stream of warm and witty characters flow from the pen of talented children's artist, Stephanie Strickland.
• Lively hand-drawn illustrations of characters, buildings, animals and objects help to bring the past to life.
• Fun and informative mini-scenes illustrate key events in history
• Striking, colourful artworks for interpretation panels, physical interactives and large-scale displays 
• Appealing character illustrations for licensing and gift-shop merchandise

Family-friendly artworks

Blackbird Publishing Family-friendly Illustrations

Imaginative historical scenes designed to appeal to all ages
Full-colour artworks for books, trails & educational resources, interpretation & display

Illustrations for display & interpretation

Blackbird Publishing Tower of London Magnetic Puzzle Dress the knight in armour

Bold large-scale character illustrations for a hands-on magnetic puzzle game
Dress the knight in armour  Historic Royal Palaces: Tower of London

Blackbird Publishing  Illustrations for interpretation and display

Striking family-friendly illustrations for museum and site interpretation
Large-scale characters  Ullapool Museum, historical scenes and site picture map  Sandal Castle

Licensed characters

Blackbird Publishing Licensed  Character Illustrations Pontefract Castle

Family-friendly dragon character featured in children's learning resources and on gift-shop merchandise
Ilbert the dragon  Pontefract Castle

Blackbird Publishing Licensed  Character Illustrations Kingston Museum

Cheeky animal character based on a museum toy exhibit
Snappity the Crocodile museum mascot  Kingston Museum

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