The central location of the story is The House of Food and Flavour, as this is a key location for the main characters. Throughout this story we see them gather at critical moments in the story,
House of Food And Flavour - Illustration of Entrance
Concept illustration of the House of Food and flavour, showing one version of a key site in the story. This is where some of the main characters meet once a week. The colours have been selected to convey both warmth and life, through the contrast of the dark tones of the trees with the light tones of the blues. It almost feels surreal, which is what we envisioned for a fantasy world where kids can suspend their disbelief, and with their parents (or not) enjoy discovering a whole new world where a wonderful and meaningful adventure takes place.
Short Story Cover 1
The first concept illustration for The Rumplings Age of Dawn. This short story covers a lot of important themes, as well as being a story about being passionate. So it was important that the light in illustration be warm but deep, as to best represent the tone of the story,
A logo to remember
A story is something that should stay with people, something they remember when their own story encourages them to look for answers. But sometimes the imagination is best served with a beautiful image to look at. This illustration is the logo which we hope readers will remember us by, and that when they see it it will remind them of a story and a world they love.
Karina, Rocket and Shaman Ruffalo
A sneak preview at the cover of Age of Dawn. Here we find our three Rumpling friends sitting and looking at the technicolour sky, wondering about all the lovely things food brings to their lives.