Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American and Art Deco illustrator who worked from World War I to the late 1920s. He was a pioneer : he introduced for the first time the Art Deco style into adversitings and fashion magazines. … Continue reading →
Born in Sweden in 1881, Valentine Sandberg was an illustrator. He did covers for many magazines such as Success, Harper’s Weekly, Life, Sunday Magazine, Home Life, Modern Priscilla, Judge, and People’s Popular Monthly. He did also ads for brands like … Continue reading →
Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) was a British writer and illustrator. She is best known for her children books like “The Tale of Peter Rabbit”. Animal lover, she drew charming rabbits, gooses, cats, mice, squirrels…
Jean Jacques Waltz (1873-1951) alias Hansi was a French, Alsatian illustrator. He illustrated postcards, posters and books depicting Alsace : “L’Histoire d’Alsace racontée aux petits d’enfants” (1912), “Mon village” (1913), “Paradis tricolore” (1918) and “L’Alsace Heureuse” (1918). Complete artist, he … Continue reading →
Jane Ray is an English illustrator of children books. I admire her universe and the way she illustrates. Her style is unique and recognizable : frises, gold, enchanted nature, starry sky, exquisite details, poetry… It is a pleasure and a delight to contemplate her draws. I love particulary “Magical tales” and “Mythical birds and beats from many lands” by Margaret Mayo and illustated by Jane Ray.