A national hero in France, Sempé died on Thursday.
The piece channels Edward Gorey’s work, from the dense hatching to the Vincent Price-like narrator’s rhyming couplets.
The late filmmaker made dozens of films based on children’s books. In a 1977 documentary, he explained how to do this well.
Children’s books, sitcom parodies, Lego animation: the crisis is bringing out the best in artists the world over.
A master of animation design and caricature, T. Hee also had another career as a designer of Christmas cards.
French animators are making big contributions to a new line of Little Golden Books.
What does an indie artist do when America’s second-largest department store won’t stop stealing your work?
The animation community has been creating fantastic cartoons and caricatures of this year’s goofball presidential candidates.
Corel has added significant improvements to the 2017 edition of its digital paint software Painter.
Feature animation story artist Matt Jones shares some advice he picked up from one of the greatest illustrators of all time.
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.
British illustrator Ronald Searle (1920-2011) has had an immeasurable influence on the animation industry. It’s hard to quantify his …
When I visited the Tyrus Wong exhibit at the Walt Disney Family Museum a couple months ago, one of the most gorgeous Bambi background …
In the 1950s, when the pages of the Saturday Evening Post and McCall’s were dominated with the realist paintings of Norman Rockwell and …
The work of British illustration icon Ronald Searle, who passed away two years ago at the age of 91, has influenced innumerable …
Justin K. Thompson works in animation as a production designer and visual development artist with credits on both Cloudy with a Chance of …
Stephen Vuillemin is an artist who graduated from Gobelins in 2008 and lives in London. You can see Stephen’s portfolio and blog …