This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Polish illustrator of dark fantasy worlds he creates for books and games.
Author and illustrator whose work had appeared in numerous fashion magazines, and is primarily known for her work in children's books.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
American illustrator and author of award-winning books for children.
Twentieth century American illustrator best known for his cover work for crime noir novels.
Award-winning fantasy artist whose work is on books by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, and more.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
Author and illustrator most famous for his collaboration with Dr. Seuss and the Beginner Books imprint series.
Pioneer of copyright ownership for comic book artists; creator of many comic book series, including "Hellboy."
Prolific fantasy illustrator who has published several books featuring fantastic creatures.
Teacher, author, and illustrator best known for his work in children’s picture books.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
The winner of the Spectrum Rising Star award, Pisano paints images with elements of mythology and magic.
Illustrator of children's books; famous for fairies, goblins, and other fantastical creatures.
German-American puppeteer and illustrator regarded as the father of modern puppetry in North America.
Prolific cover artist of pulp magazines.
An illustrator who transformed the perception of dinosaurs, and a designer of films.
Illustrator whose focus is on "the beauty and majesty of the animal world."
One of the leading fantasy artists of his time, Vallejo's paintings are often filled with eroticism.