Katrina Lashmar

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week 8) Gerald Scarfe

Gerald Scarfe’s illustration work had a big impact on me and my perspective on illustration. I still remember my first time opening the sleeve to the Wall album by Pink Floyd and seeing his illustrations. It made me realize that… Continue Reading →

Week 7) Brothers Hildebrandt

Greg and Tim Hildebrandt, more popularly known as Brothers Hildebrandt, are the dynamic duo of illustration. They are twin brothers (shoutout to rocio, celia and alba) who worked together as sci-fi and fantasy illustrators. They’ve created illustrations for children’s books,… Continue Reading →

6) Charles M. Schulz

Charles M. Schulz is an iconic illustrator creating classics in a time of fads and trends. He is an American cartoonist best known for the comic strips Peanuts. His illustrations are so heart warming and full of nostalgia. His characters… Continue Reading →

New York: Rudolph de Harak

Rudolph de Harak Rudolph de Harak is a notable designer who worked in the international style of design. I decided to delve deeper into this designer since he is well known for his book covers which correlates with one of… Continue Reading →

5) Postwar: Norman Saunders

Norman Saunders is a prolific 20th century commercial artist best known for his paintings in pulp magazines, trading cards, and of course comic books. When Norman was three years old, he lost sight in his right eye due to an… Continue Reading →

4) Golden Age pt2: Gil Elvgren

Welcome back to the blog. Today we will be discovering a little more about the illustrator Gil Elvgren. Elvgren is an illustrator well known for his paintings of pin-up girls for advertising and illustration. He studied at the American Academy… Continue Reading →

3) The Golden Age pt 1 (Herge)

Herge is a Belgian cartoonist best known for “The Adventures of Tintin” which is considered one of the most popular European Comics of the 20th century. I grew up reading all “The Adventures of Tintin” comics so Herge’s illustrations have… Continue Reading →

2) Golden Age of Illustration -Kay Nielsen

Kay Rasmus Nielsen was a famous danish illustrator during the golden age of illustration. Nielsen is known for his fairytale illustrations and his time working for Disney. Nielsen created many images for the children’s collection “East of the Sun and… Continue Reading →

1)Early Golden Age -Beatrix Potter

Welcome to my first blog post for Survey and Principles of Illustration. I am going to be covering the talented illustrator Beatrix Potter best known for her books featuring adorable animals such as “The Tale of Peter Rabbit”. Before delving… Continue Reading →

Survey 10 spread rationale

Survey 10 Spread Abigail and I made a spread for geo/po for survey 10. We decided to make a spread about hobo culture in the 1930’s so we both did research on this topic. The spread is mostly done in… Continue Reading →

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