A Conversation with Fashion Illustrator Bil Donovan

In collaboration with Gray M.C.A

22nd September, 2pm


Meet one of the world's most exciting fashion and lifestyle illustrators, learn about his work first-hand, and watch him create a spectacular fashion illustration in front of your eyes!

For one day only Bil Donovan is visiting The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa and will be in conversation with Connie Gray, fashion curator from Gray M.C.A, discussing his fascinating life and work, and will then perform a live demonstration of his illustration process. This talk and demo will include a decadent Champagne afternoon tea in our elegant restaurant, and promises to be an unforgettable afternoon for anybody with an interest in art, design or fashion. 

Tickets cost £95 per person, and with just 40 places available, we strongly recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment. 

To book, email events@royalcrescent.co.uk or call 01225 823 333. 


More about Bil's work:

Bil Donovan is America’s leading contemporary fashion illustrator with an international following. For the past twelve years Donovan has held the esteemed title of Artist-in-Residence for Christian Dior, a position that underlines his standing as a master of fashion illustration with a flowing style that perfectly reflects the elegance and history of the House of Dior. Donovan utilises an innate sense of selectivity to communicate the essence of glamour, luxury and style in all his work. His creative language is entirely unique whilst at the same time being rooted in the finest traditions of fine art painting. His economy of line, predominantly in watercolour, flows across the page creating natural movement and strength whilst perfectly capturing the beauty of the fashion he is illustrating. Donovan’s instantly recognisable illustrative style has led to an enviable list of clients that include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vogue, Luxure Magazine, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Vanity Fair, Bergdorf Goodman, St. Regis Hotels, L’Occitane, Halston and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Read more: https://graymca.com/bil-donovan/