This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Hungarian-born children's book illustrator, commercial illustrator, and animator.
One of Hanna-Barbera's most important character designers.
Illustrators and writers of the "Berenstain Bears" book series.
One of Hanna-Barbera’s most influential animators.
Disney concept artist and children's book illustrator.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animation.
Illustrator whose depictions often possesses a sweet quality, with a nod to the sinister.
Surrealist painter who created a new art form of interpretive landscapes and portraits.
Best-known for his "New Yorker" covers and animated character design.
Animator and character designer for Hanna-Barbera, MGM, Warner Bros., and Ruby-Spears.
Cuban-born Ric Estrada emigrated to the U.S. where he illustrated comic books, animation, and bible stories.
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
Known for his comic drawings for "Puck" magazine.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Award-winning fantasy artist who specializes in fanciful renditions of classic fairy tales.
Haenigsen was a prolific cartoonist best known for his long-running comic strip, “Penny.”
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Animator who worked at Disney, Warner Bros., and Hanna-Barbera.
Prolific illustrator of children’s books, magazines, greeting cards, and theater posters.
Author/illustrator who hoped to encourage those who are struggling to find meaning in their lives.