The vintage illustrator Valentine Sandberg

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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

The Art Deco fashion illustrator Georges Lepape

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The French artist Georges Lepape (1887-1971) was a wellknown fashion illustrator. He illustrated Paul Poiret collections (“Les choses de Paul Poiret… vues par Georges Lepape” 1911) but also Jeanne Lanvin creations. He collaborated with famous fashion magazines such as “La … Continue reading

The American vintage artist and illustrator Edna Crompton

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Edna Crompton (1882-1952) was an American artist and illustrator from the “Golden Age of illustration“. She painted with oil on canvas, portraits of women. Mainly in the 1920s, her oil paintings were used as covers in American magazines like The Saturday Evening … Continue reading

The Alsatian vintage illustrator Hansi

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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

The Art Deco fashion illustrator George Barbier

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George Barbier (1882-1932) was a French fashion illustrator and painter. He drew fashion illustrations for “La Gazette du Bon Ton”, “Journal des dames et des modes” and Harper’s Bazar. He published several books ; his masterpiece is “Falbalas et Fanfreluches”.  … Continue reading

Wandering in a magical garden

Wandering in a magical gardenWandering in a magical garden par missloveschic utilisant robe roseI used an illustration made by Jane Ray from “The Apple-Pip princess” :
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Jane Ray’s illustration

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The illustrator of children books  Jane Ray

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.

For more information : http://www.janeray.com/