American illustration

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Vintage Illustration Art, Mid Century Illustration, American Illustration, Vintage Poster Art, Vintage Art, Illustrations, Norman Rockwell Poster, Norman Rockwell Paintings, 1950s Artwork

How did artists like Norman Rockwell, Austin Briggs, Jon Whitcomb, and others create the believable unique faces that can tell a whole story by themselves? In a magazine cover, like those by Rockwell and Stevan Dohanos, the image, with its setting and, most of all, its characters, must convey an anecdote without any help from words. So each face must be carefully crafted to do its part in creating the drama⸺or comedy.

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Anton Larsson
Illustration by Bob Peak American Illustration, Digital Illustration, Illustration Design, Magazine Illustration, Robert Mcginnis, Figure Drawing, Drawing & Painting, Bob Peak, Age D'or

"In the beginning, during my first period in New York, I realized I was on the wrong track when I tried to shape my style to commercial demands. I studied the works of illustrators who had done this; they were very successful for a year or two and then dropped from the scene." "It was apparent to me that an artist should not spend years developing a style which, in terms of demand, would quickly pass. In other words, he should not be an artist 'from the wrist down'." "Also, he isn't wise to…

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John Shipman
La Toilette, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, captures an intimate moment between two ladies of leisure. One woman is gracefully seated in a velvet chair—a Victorian chaise lounge spotted in the background—as the other woman stands, gingerly affixing an ornament to the seated woman’s hair. The colors are warm and pleasing shades of peach, apricot, pink, and opal to suggest light and movement. Short, broken brushstrokes intersect to compose the bold contours of the female figures and the room décor. . Pierre Auguste Renoir, Pieter De Hooch, European Paintings, Camille Pissarro, Mckee, Artist Life, Ceramic Artists, French Artists, Claude Monet

La Toilette, by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, captures an intimate moment between two ladies of leisure. One woman is gracefully seated in a velvet chair—a Victorian chaise lounge spotted in the background—as the other woman stands, gingerly affixing an ornament to the seated woman’s hair. The colors are warm and pleasing shades of peach, apricot, pink, and opal to suggest light and movement. Short, broken brushstrokes intersect to compose the bold contours of the female figures and the room…

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Haggin Museum | Art History & More
vozwords Traditional Paintings, Traditional Art, American Illustration, Illustration Art, J.c Leyendecker, Art Of Man, Male Figure, Gay Art, Norman Rockwell

Last weekend I had the good fortune to be a guest at the Stockton California convention, where I had a great time meeting folks, talking to old friends and other artists, doing sketches and selling some originals. It was a wonderfully artist friendly show and I enjoyed myself tremendously. However, the highlight of the trip was that the local Haggin Museum had a private tour of their gallery for all the con guests. Since they have the largest collection of J.C. Lyendecker paintings and…

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Henri Pauper