Adam Hook is a versatile book and magazine illustrator who combines exhaustive research with skilled draughtsmanship to produce detailed reconstructions that bring history vividly to life. Equally at home with technical and figure drawing, Adam’s subjects include military history, daily life and costume, architecture and landscape, with a chronology stretching from Biblical times to the modern day. He has also maintained his lifelong passion for painting natural history subjects, from wild birds and animals to trees, flowers and landscapes. He produces realistic and finely detailed work for commissions ranging from fine art and greeting cards to field guides and encyclopedias. Clients include Osprey Publishing, for whom he has illustrated over 70 military history titles; World Book; Heinemann Educational; Harper Collins; Bloomsbury; Kingfisher; The University of Chicago Press; Larousse; Allen and Unwin; Macmillan; Templar; Usbourne; D.C. Thomson and The Ivy Press. Adam has thirty years experience working as an illustrator. His paintings have appeared in exhibitions including “Not the Turner Prize” at the Mall Galleries, London and The Brandy Station Battlefield, Virginia.
Colour Illustration
Black and White Illustration
Osprey Paintings
Natural History Paintings

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