Visual & Decorative Arts Blog

Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | Illustrations | Rupert Bear and Others

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Intricate, beautiful, detailed, charming and nostalgic – this selection of illustrated 2017 calendars are a delight to behold. From beloved children’s characters like Miffy and Elmer or the nostalgia of Rupert Bear and the Moomins, to the wonderful Art Deco fashion drawings from the Courtauld Gallery’s collection, there’s something for everyone.

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Topics: art calendars, illustration, Flame Tree Calendars

Top 10 Desk Diaries and Year Planners | Moomin, Josephine Wall and Others

Posted by Josie Mitchell

As well as our beautiful calendars, we also produce a range of diaries and year planners, perfect for organising your work and life. The week-to-view desk diaries feature plenty of space for noting down appointments, with an image on every spread; while the super slim, month-to-view year planners are handy to have on the go, each with a delightful image gracing their cover. From Catalina Estrada's stunning and intricate designs to endearing Moomin antics, there is something for everyone. Below is a quick s

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Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | Photography | RSC and Others

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

This week it’s the turn of our photography calendars to take the spotlight. From spectacular visions of the night sky to historical London or great sporting moments in football, here are 10 of our best photographic calendars.

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Topics: photography, Flame Tree Calendars

Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | Advent Calendars | Paddington Bear and Others

Posted by Josie Mitchell

As well as our beautiful calendars, we also produce a number of advent calendars, perfect for the approaching holiday season. From Erté’s stylish designs to familiar faces like Paddington Bear, there is something for everyone, regardless of age. If you fancy spreading the festive cheer early, they can also make great gifts for friends and family – so you can all relish in the countdown to Christmas together. Below is a quick summary of a few of our favourites, but be sure to check out our full range to find the perfect one for you.

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Topics: advent calendars, Flame Tree Calendars

Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | New Calendars and Diaries | Angie Lewin and Others

Posted by Gillian Whitaker

We produce a varied range of beautiful calendars featuring all kinds of artworks – from contemporary Steampunk pieces to Tove Jansson's (1914–2001) Moomin illustrations and the paintings of L.S. Lowry (1887–1976). Each year we try to expand on our selection to make it even better, so here’s a rundown of our new calendars and diaries for 2017.

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Topics: art calendars, Flame Tree Calendars

Call for Submissions to How to Paint Book

Posted by Catherine Taylor

Have you recorded the process of your artwork? Show others how it's done! Get your work shown in How to Paint Made Easy, a new book we're working on that will provide advice, tips and inspiration to the budding artist.

Like previous books we've done (check out How to Draw Manga Made Easy and Drawing Basics Made Easy, as well as Dragon Art, Gothic Art and Fantasy Art), we want an exciting and fresh range of artwork, which is why we're putting this call out.

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Topics: art submissions, how to paint

Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | 20th-century Artists | Erté and Others

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Our visually stunning art calendars feature a fantastic collection of works from prominent and beloved artists. Here’s a rundown of 10 of our best 2017 wall calendars featuring work from 20th-century artists.

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Topics: visual arts, art deco, art calendars, modern art, Flame Tree Calendars

Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | Gothic & Fantasy Art | Josephine Wall and Others

Posted by Catherine Taylor

Our gothic and fantasy art calendars are always exciting. There’s something for everyone, from enchanting fairies to awesome steampunk, with informative text or poetry alongside each piece – so you can learn a little every month too! Here’s a rundown of 10 of our best 2017 wall calendars featuring art both magical and fantastical.

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Topics: gothic and fantasy, visual arts, art calendars, fantasy art, Flame Tree Calendars, fairy art

Top 10 Flame Tree Calendars | 19th-century Artists

Posted by Catherine Taylor

Our art calendars are always stunning, showcasing iconic and less well-known artwork from treasured artists, with informative text alongside each piece – so you can learn a little every month too! Here’s a rundown of 10 of our best 2017 wall calendars featuring work from 19th-century artists.

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Topics: visual arts, art calendars, Flame Tree Calendars

FLAME TREE PRESS: Fiction, Art & Music

Posted by Nick Wells

FLAME TREE PRESS: Fiction, Art & Music

We’re launching a new imprint: Flame Tree Press. It’s an exciting new challenge. We’ll share the journey as we seek submissions, edit, promote and publish a series of new publications from the second half of 2017.

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Topics: sf and fantasy, submissions, music, art

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