Illustrations' Orwells' Animal Farm, 2014, wash drawing
(published in Slovene 1970, Mladinska knjiga, 2014)
1 Animal Farm, illustration 1
2 Animal Farm, illustration 2
3 Animal Farm, illustration 3
4 Animal Farm, illustration 5
5 Animal Farm, illustration 11
6 Animal Farm, illustration 12
7 Animal Farm, illustration 14
8 Animal Farm, illustration 20
9 Animal Farm, cover illustration
Peter Shkerl, painter, illustrator and graphic designer
Peter Shkerl was born in 1973 in Ljubljana. After completing the High School for Design he enrolled in the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana from which he graduated in illustration and design of visual combinations.
His illustrations have been published in magazines (Ciciban, Cicido, Mavrica, Ognjishche), textbooks, picture books and other books. Illustrated books include: Zdenek Sverak: Ochka, ta je bila pa res prima (DZS, 2000), Shpela Kuclar: Kako postati dezhevnikar (DZS, 2001), Cvetka Sokolov: Rdecha hisha (Mladinska knjiga, 2004), Shola ni zame! (Mladinska knjiga, 2005), Ponochi nikoli ne vesh (Mladinska knjiga, 2006) in Ah ti zdravniki! (Mladinska knjiga, 2007), Peter Svetina: Klobuk gospoda Konstantina (DZS, 2007), Zdravko Dusha: Kje so doma dobri mozhje (Mladinska knjiga, 2008), Desa Muck: Ko se zhelva izgubi … (Mladinska knjiga, 2009), Natasha Konc Lorenzutti: Nihche ne ve … Prilike v stripu in verzih (Zalozhba Druzhina, 2011), Barbara Simoniti: Mochvirniki (Mladinska knjiga, 2012), George Orwell: Zhivalska farma (Mladinska knjiga, 2014). His work has been exhibited at independent and group exhibitions. He has received different awards: the Hinko Smrekar prize (2002), the prize for most attractive original Slovenian picturebook (2008), the grand Hinko Smrekar prize and Levstik’s prize for original illustrations (2012).
Since 2002 he has had the status of independent artist. He lives and works in Trebnje in the region of Dolenjska.