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10) Shawna X

Shawna X is an up and coming digital illustrator based in New York. She is known for her explosively colourful and graphic style. Shawna has created illustrations for clients in music, fashion and technology. She describes her work as “often… Continue Reading →

9) Jim Lee

Jim Lee is a Korean American comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher. He is the co-publisher and Chief Creative Officer of DC Comics. Jim Lee’s illustrations are the perfect example of the American comic book style. He got his… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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