| Thursday, October 22, 2009 | Label: drawings |
Robert McGinnis - (American, b. 1926) Fine-art painter and illustrator
Robert McGinnis was elected to the Society of illustrators Hall of Fame, joining the likes of Norman Rockwell, N.C. Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, Winslow Homer, Robert Peak, Frederic Remington and Frank McCarthy. He illustrated many magazine articlesand more than 1200 paperback book covers (detective novels, thrillers, gothic novels, murder mysteries, romance novels, Westerns), playing a role in the pulp fiction boom in the '60s and '70s. He illustratedmore than 40 movie posters (some of the James Bond films, Breakfast at Tiffany's;The Odd Couple;Barbarell depicting stars such as Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Audrey Hepburn,Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon, Jane Fonda, Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch and James Coburn.The artist also paints Old West scenes (one including John Wayne, which won an award), peaceful landscapes, and beautiful women.
| Tuesday, October 13, 2009 | Label: illustration |
Stanley Lau (Artgerm) - Illustrator, digital painting and graphic design
Stanley 'Artgerm' Lau - Co-founder and Creative Director of Imaginary Friends Studio (IFS), Singapore's most accomplished and internationally known illustration, comics art and concept art studio.
Artgerm's works have garnered much attention and a huge following of fans from around the world, and his art can be found in many publications such as Spectrum, Expose, ImaginaryFX, Corel Painter and Fusion Junction
| Saturday, October 03, 2009 | Label: comics girl |
David Nakayama - comic book artist
David Nakayama's first professional comics work was published in Star Wars Tales #17, while he was a student at the Joe Kubert School. After winning Wizard Magazine's "Be The Next Top Cow Superstar" contest, he left the school and became an art intern at Top Cow Productions. Under the instruction of industry legend Marc Silvestri, David improved his craft and went on to pencil the Proximity Effect graphic novel, Witchblade #77, eleven issues of the City of Heroes comic book, and the Revved graphic novel.
In 2007, David Nakayama began working for Marvel Comics. He drew the Hulk story in Marvel Adventures: Iron Man and Hulk, one of the company's two Free Comic Book Day issues that year, and afterwards helped launch the Marvel Adventures: Hulk series. After six issues of Hulk, he worked on Marvel Adventures: Fantastic Four and Spider-man as well