Deadly Beasts for BBC History
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BBC History Magazine’s Christmas 2013 issue is out now, featuring seven Tudor-style illustrations by Becca Thorne for an article on the Deadly Beasts of Tudor England, by Steven Gunn and Tomasz Gromelski. Becca’s dramatic linocuts – based on woodcuts and illuminations of the time – depict some of the many animal-based incidents, both strange and everyday, that could be fatal for the people of 16th century England.

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Becca Thorne
Illustrator
Bristol, United Kingdom
                               
www.beccathorne.co.uk

I’m a linocut specialist, and my work is frequently used to illustrate historical books and editorials which require a medieval or Tudor woodcut look. Much of my inspiration co… Show more.

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Member since 1st February, 2010
Awards
Winner of the HarperColiins/Saatchi Gallery Book Cover Design Competition 2008, Finalist 2005 Nationwide Mercury Prize: Art & Music, AOI Images 32, AOI Images 33, World Illustratio…
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AA Lifestyle, Anchor Canada, Anova Books, BBC History Mag, Bob Magazine, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Canal & Rivers Trust, Canongate Books, CICO Books, Compassionate Dorset, Cont…