Monthly Archives: October 2013

Martin and Alice Provensen

She created Tony the Tiger. Yeah. That’s right. Let that sink in. I’m so jealous of these amazingly talented and prolific artists with amazing careers back when you had to learn how do everything sans computer/internet. I also have a … Continue reading

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Gennady Spirin

More Russian artists! Here’s a guy who’s rockin’ the medieval tapestry style. You can tell he’s done his art history homework. He also has a whole bunch of children’s books published. If nothing else check this guy out to see … Continue reading

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Ivan Bilibin

Here’s some cool stuff for ya. Apparently there was a group of student artists in Russia during the first decade of the twentieth century that created this little movement. “Like the English¬†pre-Raphaelites¬†before them, Benois and his friends were disgusted with … Continue reading

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Christine Yoo More great risd illustration! I always appreciate an artist who isn’t shackled to a single style. She handles a graphic editorial illustration style and a colored pencil Gary Baseman-esque style. Perhaps it’s unfair of me to compare artist but … Continue reading

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