Original artist for UK cover to leave Britain

Feb 26, 2003

Posted by Melissa Anelli

The Daily Telegraph has a profile on the artist who did the cover for the UK edition of Philosopher’s Stone. Thomas Taylor was a recent art-school grad when he was paid a flat fee of less than £300 to illustrate the cover of J K Rowling’s first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, seven years ago, and now, he’s moving to France because the cost of living in the UK is too high, he said.





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