Kei Phillips - Character designer and illustrator. Scetches and cartoons style
| Monday, August 04, 2008 | Label: vintage pin up |
Alberto Vargas - famous painter of classic pin up girls
From the time Esquire first introduced America to the Varga Girl, in 1940, the name Vargas has been synonymous with pin up and glamour art. In fact, the word "vargas" has actually been applied to almost every kind of pin up subject - a fitting tribute to the most famous and prolific glamour artist of all time.
Vargas illustrating playing cards and taking freelance work for True magazine. In 1960, he was hired as an illustrator for Playboy. The "Vargas Girl" represented a high level of perfection in beauty, erotic- but never vulgar. Even when Playboy would have allowed him to depict full frontal nudity, Vargas always kept his models discretely draped
| Saturday, August 02, 2008 | Label: drawings |
Keith Weesner - Painter and Illustrator
Keith Weesner has produced everything from posters and T-shirts to magazine covers and animation backgrounds. In the late 80s he studied automotive design at Pasadena Art Center, but he has been drawing hot rods and customs since he was a kid.
Keith's work reflects his obsession with cars and vintage pinup illustration. As an artist and hot rodder, he appears frequently in American, English, and Japanese car magazines