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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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Larry Kirkland

A sculptor of many various cool installation type things which he describes as “large-scale, multi-dimensional public artworks.” From what I can tell they must be really grand and immersive in person. Worth checking out. http://www.larrykirkland.com

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Drew Struzan

Perhaps if I asked you to recall the posters for Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Back to the Future 1, 2, and 3, Blade Runner, Harry Potter… erm. I think you get the idea http://www.drewstruzan.com/illustrated/portfolio/

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Jason Chan

http://jasonchanart.blogspot.com/ Some nice photoshop illustration in the realm of Magic the Gathering card game style. Liked it enough to post. I particularly like his backgrounds actually, what with all the cloudscapes and everything

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Julie Taymor

Everybody knows her for her costume design in the lion king. I know her as awesome. This woman is a powerhouse and a modern art legend. Nuff said. Biography Magic

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Allison Schulnik

Also an intense stop motion animator/painter/artist. Wow will her stuff ever leave you with nightmares. http://www.allisonschulnik.com/

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Robert Park Harrison

This artist was suggested to me by Clara Leiu. He does really fascinating photography altered somehow to be illustrative. Very surreal and dark and ethereal. I notice I keep saying this about the artists I find but this one in … Continue reading

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William Blake

Author and artist, and damn good at both. Hopefully we all know Blake already but for those that were not luck enough to grow up with his poetry, go make up for lost time. Also his illustration is magnificent and … Continue reading

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