Tomislav Tomic lives with his young family in Croatia. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Art in Zagreb, 2001. He loves making picture books and had already had work published when he was in high school.
His exquisite, intensely detailed pen and ink drawings, based on the renaissance engraving style, perfectly illustrate tales of magic and fantasy with an appeal to adults and children alike. His beautiful engravings were featured alongside the work of John Howe, in the bestselling novelty book, Wizardology (Templar) and many other 'ology' titles.[show more . . .]
His book Trick of the Tale, published by Templar, is a collection of trickster tales from around the world with detailed and narrative illustrations of the Animal Kingdom. His beautiful black and white artwork has featured on the new versions of the Hogwarts Library Books and he has worked with The Folio Society on the classic Orange Fairy Book.
Other clients include, Macmillan, Royal Mail (Mythical Beasts stamps) Scholastic and Museum of London.