Dublin Plein air festival painting linda byrne illustration

Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival

During the hottest week of the summer, I attending the Dublin Plein Air Painting Festival for the first time. I love to draw and paint on location but I did this in my own time, by myself. I had been eager to join the Dublin festival a number of times but work commitments always got…

Video Shop Window in the 1990s, Linda Byrne Illustration

Video Shop

Remembering the wonder of the 1990’s. My nanny’s house was across the road from the local video shop in Kilcock, county Kildare, I remember staring in the window at the giant poster for “All Dogs Go To Heaven” in wonder of how it was drawn. Every week my sisters and I were treated to a…

Plum pudding agency Linda Byrne Illustration

Officially A Plum

Delighted to report that I am officially a Plum! The Plum Pudding Agency, based in Uk represent me for Childrens publishing. As one of the leading children’s illustration agencies in the world, Plum Pudding is known for being one of the most dynamic, passionate and proactive agencies around, representing some of the most talented children’s illustrators from across the globe.…

Book spread for King Midas, Plum Awar

King Midas & His Golden Touch

Meet Midas, when it comes to sport he’s a guaranteed winner. Nicknamed King thanks to his “golden touch.” His Dad is his number one fan, he’s an all round hero in the sporting world. But cracks are beginning to show. He’s starting to enjoy creative arts, and for the first time he isn’t Number One at something!  How will his…

Scene development, Children's picture book illustration Linda Byrne

The Tales of Big Hugo & Little Mimi

The Tales of Big Hugo & Little Mimi bring us on journeys around the globe. Visiting different worlds but spreading the same message, “Love Our Planet, Reverse Climate Change.” It’s time to get the know the characters a little better. . .   Hugo He’s a Sumatran Organutan ( scientific name Pongo abelii) It’s believed that he…