Monday, March 25, 2013

E. H. Shepard

 
Ernest Howard Shepard (10 December 1879 – 24 March 1976) was an English artist and book illustrator. He was known especially for his  illustrations for The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame and Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne. He worked for Punch for nearly fifty years, contributing jokes, political cartoons and covers.

E. H. Shepard - The wind in the willows

E. H. Shepard - The House at Pooh Corner


E. H. Shepard - Winnie The Pooh, Everybody's Pepys

 

E. H. Shepard - Playtime and Company, Holly Tree

E. H. Shepard - When We Were Very Young

E. H. Shepard - Dream Days

 

E. H. Shepard - The Golden Age

 

E. H. Shepard - Mary in the Country


E. H. Shepard - The Reluctant Dragon


Monday, March 18, 2013

Mary Shepard

 
Mary Shepard (25 December 1909 – 4 September 2000) was an English illustrator. She is best known for the Mary Poppins children's books written by P. L. Travers. Throughout the Mary Poppins series, which lasted from 1934 to 1988, Mary Shepard was the illustrator and acted as a second author.
 
She was the daughter of E. H. Shepard, the famous illustrator of children's literature including Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne and The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins

 
For all the grownups and children that treasure this story.

Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins Comes Back


Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins Opens the Door


Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins in the Park


Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins From A to Z


Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins in the Kitchen


Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins in Cherry Tree Lane


Mary Shepard - Mary Poppins and the House Next Door



Mary Shepard - The princess who could not laugh


Friday, March 8, 2013

Livia Rusz

self-portrait

"A true ambassador of the Romanian-Hungarian cultural space through which messages are sent as fine art."

Livia Rusz is the most accomplished Romanian woman illustrators of our time, a most influential woman and A Great Lady of Tale. One cannot be too grateful for the chance to have grown up surrounded by her fascinating characters, her wonderful sense of color that lends such  uniqueness and contagious joy to the  tales she accompanies. Her indisputable trade marks: elegance and playfulness, comic and fairy, innocence and evil, rosy and fiery, all blend together into an enchanting never ending voyage. To be in Livia Rusz world's is a special treat, is an invitation one cannot resist, is the cherry on the cake one cannot refuse.

"Ever since I was a child  I knew I wanted to be a graphic artist. My father was a very talented man, but unfortunately he died young - I was only ten - so he could not teach meHe  wrote and drew very beautifuly. I drew day and night, but he was not really satisfied with my work, althought I tried very hard to please him. Once he enrolled me in the class of  teacher Szapos Sandor, a respected painter, where I was the  only child among adult artists. At the end of the course, my father was pleased to see I had  two drawings featured in the exposition. Then he gave me a paint set. I have preserved its box to this very day."

Livia Rusz - Povesti de aur


Livia Rusz - Peter Pan si Wendy

Livia Rusz - Cantaretul vrajitor


Livia Rusz - Szikra Ferko


Livia Rusz - A villágszép nádszál kisasszony


Livia Rusz - Cenusareasa

Livia Rusz - Többsincs királyfi

Livia Rusz - Povesti, povestiri, amintiri

Livia Rusz - Gyermekkorom emlékei


Livia Rusz - A kősziv - Wilhelm Hauff

Livia Rusz - Basme - Wilhelm Hauff

Livia Rusz - A szarvastállér legendája - Hauff


Livia Rusz - Povesti - Fratii Grimm

Livia Rusz - Povesti de aur

Livia Rusz - Povesti de aur


Livia Rusz - O poveste cu un Hobbit


Livia Rusz - Piticul si Surzila


Livia Rusz - Cipi

 

Livia Rusz - Cipike

Livia Rusz - Csipike és a gonosz ostoba

Livia Rusz - Csipike az óriás törpe


Livia Rusz - Három medve

 

Livia Rusz - Egy bátor kisegér viszontagságai

Livia Rusz - Miskati kozbelep

Livia Rusz - Nem mind arany ami fénylik


Livia Rusz - Hauff fairy tales


Livia Rusz - Povesti, povestiri, amintiri

Monday, March 4, 2013

Coca Cretoiu


Cretoiu-Seinescu Coca was a prolific Romanian illustrator, born in 1914. She had illustrated a multitude of fairy tales and short stories during her carrier. Her drawings are "politically" correct, but they break no barriers, they climb no peaks. Personally, I find her style too stern and coarse.


Coca Cretoiu - Talismanul de Safir


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