Mel Crawford spent decades drawing the world’s most famous cartoon characters, but he didn’t do it at any animation studio.
Thinking of moving from animation into children’s book illustration? Here’s some valuable advice from a dozen artists who have already made the jump.
Designer Todd Oldham, who has compiled impressive monographs on mid-century illustrators and designers like Charley Harper and Alexander Girard, looks to have made something special again with his book on Ed Emberley.
Although I haven’t seen the exhibit “Gustave Doré (1832-1883): Master of Imagination,” currently at the National Gallery of Canada, I can say that the catalog is beautiful, informative, and opened up Doré’s career in ways I had not anticipated.