The new Association of Illustrators annual Images 36 is out, and out on tour. The show is in Blackpool at the moment at Blackpool College until the 14th of December. The work selected for the annual this year includes five former Preston illustrators Liam Derbyshire, Nick Brokenshire, John Hamilton, Andy Thomson, and Jay Taylor. The distinguished Judges of Images 36 were Noma Bar, international Illustrator, Sue Buswell, Deputy Publisher Picture Books, Random House Children’s Publishing, Lisa Dickinson, Director, The Art Buying Company who judged the Advertising, Children’s Books and New Talent categories; Anrick Bregman, Director, Unit 9, Jo Cochrane, Art Director, G2 at the Guardian; Gareth Howat, Creative Director, Hat- trick Design who judged the Design, Editorial and New Media categories; David Foldvari, Illustrator, Alasdair Oliver, Art Director, Hodder and Stoughton General, and Michael Salu, Artistic Director, Granta Publications who judged the Books and Self-promotion categories. Well done to all of our alumni for their selection in the best of British Illustration annual. One day soon the AOI might even send us our copy so we can see them!