Archive for the ‘animal’ Category

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Illustration: Milo Winter’s Aesop for Children

Milo Winter Aesop's Fables

Today, I am going to introduce you to another great golden age illustrator, Milo Winter. Born in 1888 in Princeton, Illinois, Winter studied at the Chicago Art Institute. He illustrated dozens of books throughout the teens, twenties and thirties. His better known books are the ones for the Windermere series… Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, The Three Musketeers and Alice in Wonderland. Winter also served as the art director of the Childcraft series in the late 40s and early 1950s. But his greatest work was the oversize books he illustrated for Rand McNally from the late teens like the one we are featuring today.

Winter was a master of animal drawing. Check out the amazing depictions in these pages… anatomically accurate to the last detail, yet still full of personality and life. If you like this book, let me know in the comments. I have lots more from this and other Winter books if you are interested.

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This posting is part of a series of articles comprising an online exhibit spotlighting Illustration.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Inbetweens: Andreas Deja Introduces Us To Rembrandt Bugatti

Rembrandt Bugatti

Andreas Deja’s blog features another fantastic animal artist, Rembrandt Bugatti. Most of his blog followers are more interested in his Disney related posts, but I get excited every time he features one of the artists who inspire him because it’s usually someone I’m not aware of. It gives me a name to google and learn about. This one is no different.

DEJA VIEW: Rembrandt Bugatti