Celebrating some of the finest art work by Simon Drew, one of Britain's most revered cartoonists, animal lover and quintessential comedic artists, HattyBoots are proud to incorporate his designs into a range of their greetings cards.
Online PR News – 08-September-2012 – Cosham, Portsmouth – HattyBoots are a company who have been producing a wide range of greetings cards for the full spectrum of uses over the last few years. Featuring many categories to choose from, their simple layout, bespoke designs and easy to use service has enabled them to generate a terrific reputation as a leading card manufacturer and supplier. Amongst the many categories to choose from, their wide selection of Simon Drew cards has to be one of the best available online today.
For those who have never heard of Simon Drew, he is a well respected and much loved artist, caricaturist and illustrator, whose images have features in many locales, books, posters and in this instance a fantastic selection of greeting cards portraying some of his finest work. Born on the 9th October 1952 in Reading, Berkshire, Simon Drew developed a love of art whilst being educated at Bradfield College. Later studying Zoology at the prestigious Exeter University, he then went on to Reading University to train as a teacher before carrying out a position in West Sussex for the next five years.
It was in 1981 that Simon Drew established his very own gallery, after much hard work and increased popularity as an artist with a key eye for quality and detail. The gallery, located in Dartmouth, Devon, was the perfect place to sell not only paintings and illustrations but also the fine porcelain and pottery works created by a myriad of studio potters. Notably short-listed by the British Crafts Council for the incredibly high standards of all the art sold at the gallery, Simon Drew has been highly praised within the art and illustration industry for the last 30 or so years.
Offering a plethora of books to please a wide audience, the first was launched in 1986 and every year to two years a subsequent book was produced and all are terrific reads, full of wonderful illustrations and often quirky, equally humorous content. As an artist with a passion for many issues happening within the world, from ecological issues to the ongoing war efforts in Afghanistan, the spectrum of Simon Drew's work is vast and hugely diverse. HattyBoots feature a really imaginative selection of designs to use within their cards to ensure an excellent selection is always available to show off the limitless capabilities of this special illustrator.
Featuring warm and gentle hues, shadings, colour palettes and faithfully recreating a quality, popular style of illustration seen throughout the 30's to the 70's, Simon Drew has a superb flair and imagination when creating his many illustrations that HattyBoots print onto their high quality greetings cards. From pastel shades to watercolours depicting a wide range of scenarios, the wide selection of Simon Drew card examples will capture the perfect solution for any need or occasion. Offering a true insight into the British Humour and representation of all the things we hold dear within the British Isles, there are so many scenes and areas covered when looking through the assortment of cards illustrated by one of Britain's most revered artists. Discover for yourself, the fantastic artwork of Simon Drew today and choose a card design that truly is a world apart from other great illustrators. For more information visit them at - http://www.hattyboots.com.