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2000-Present Technology and Tradition/New Horizons: Craig Mullins

Craig Mullins is an American digital painter born in 1964. A internationally renowned concept artist, he has created art for books, video games, and film. He holds the title of being one of the first people to pioneer in the… Continue Reading →

1990-2000 New Forms: Steve Brodner

Steve Brodner is an American satirical illustrator and caricaturist that worked for publications in America since the 1970’s. Creating a mark in the fields of journalism and graphic arts, Brodner contributed to journals such as Rolling Stones, New York Times,… Continue Reading →

1980-1990: Vivienne Flesher

Vivienne Flesher is a contemporary artist born in Brooklyn and currently resides in San Francisco. After Flesher graduated from Parsons, she thought her portfolio wasn’t presentable enough so she did paste-ups and mechanicals for Atlantic Monthly and Swank. She recalls… Continue Reading →

Social Awakenings 1970-80: George Hardie

George Hardie is an illustrator and graphic designer born in Britain, and is best known for his cover album art that featured rock musicians and bands. Hardie studied at the Royal College of Art in London, and shortly after he… Continue Reading →

1960-70 Departures and Rumblings: Fred Otnes

Fred Otnes was an American Illustrator born in Junction City, Kansas. Being raised in the midwest, Otnes’ childhood would be abruptly changed as his father frequently moved around because of his work. Due to this reason, Otnes’ gained a sense… Continue Reading →

1950-60 Postwar Prosperities: Leonard Baskin

Leonard Baskin was a American Sculptor, Illustrator, Wood-Engraver, Print-maker, Graphic Artist, Writer, and Teacher; pretty amazing at the time even though there were other many multi-disciplinary artists at the time. Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Baskin moved to New… Continue Reading →

1940-1950: The Golden Age Part II: Saul Tepper

Saul Tepper was an American Illustrator that was an American Illustrator and Songwriter. He studied under Harvey Dunn and worked with people like Albert Dorne when Tepper first started. As Tepper’s career developed, he started to make illustrations for major… Continue Reading →

1920-1040: The Golden Age Part 1: Herge

Herge, or Georges Prosper Remi was a Belgian cartoonist that was most famous for creating the classic comics “The Adventures of Tintin”, “Quick and Flupke”, and “The Adventures of Jo, Zette, and Jocko”. Herge was born to a somewhat average… Continue Reading →

1900-1920 Illustration’s Early Masters: James Montgomery Flagg

James Montgomery Flagg was an American Illustrator that was born in New York , 1877. Best known for his political posters, Flagg was a powerhouse of an illustrator that delved portrait painting, poster art, and illustration. Flagg was phenomenal at… Continue Reading →

Beginnings of the Golden Age (1860-1900): Beatrix Potter

During the Golden Age of Illustration this was generally the time where large powerhouse artists like Howard Pyle, N.C. Wyeth, and Charles Dana Gibson started to arise. That is not to say that illustration had started at this time, but illustration had started… Continue Reading →

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