Sunday, August 31, 2014

A Legacy



Oh my! I just discovered Alice and Martin Provensen. They were an adorable couple from the era of early animation and they became an illustrating duo. I had an awful time choosing which pieces to show on this blog — they were prolific and all their work is fabulous. Alice, in her 90s, is still illustrating. It's worth reading their Wiki bio.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Queen of All the Flowers

Harry Clarke was an Irish Artist most noted for his work in stained glass. His book illustrations are equally beautiful, though. The composition and colors in this one make me swoon. It's called, "She Should Be Queen of All the Flowers".

Monday, August 25, 2014

Other-Worldly Visions

Alexandro Garcia is an Artist from Uruguay who, apparently, saw a UFO some years back. He has been making art about it ever since and the results are beautiful. See more here.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Loveliness

I just like this. Color, texture, line variety and loveliness by Richard Faust. His site here.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Stylish Cities

Zagreb Main Square (detail)

Kabukicho district (detail)

How beautiful are these cityscapes by Jamey Christoph? He did them for an ABC handwriting book. Check out some of the others on his blog.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Fly TWA!



I just ran across these amazing TWA travel posters from the 1950s/1960s. The Artist is David Klein who produced a lot of iconic work from that period. His website has lots of wonderful examples of his work.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Starstruck




I was fortunate to see Victo Ngai speak at the ICON conference. Her work is jaw-dropping. Beautiful and complex. I want to immerse myself in one of these scenes (although I don't wish to be chased by the red monster-cat-thing). See her website here. I also found an interview about her process here.