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.
Inspired by William Blake and John Martin, Barlowe is one of today's finest illustrators of fantasy hellscapes.
One of Hanna-Barbera's most important character designers.
One of Hanna-Barbera’s most influential animators.
Disney concept artist and children's book illustrator.
One of the most popular fantasy artists of his generation, Brom's work is filled with haunting themes.
Surrealist painter who created a new art form of interpretive landscapes and portraits.
Best-known for his "New Yorker" covers and animated character design.
One of the premier fantasy artists of his generation, he co-created "The Spiderwick Chronicles."
Animator and character designer for Hanna-Barbera, MGM, Warner Bros., and Ruby-Spears.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Animator who worked at Disney, Warner Bros., and Hanna-Barbera.
A pioneer of the “California Style” school of painting, Kingman was a cultural ambassador and influential teacher of illustration art.
Award-winning fantasy artist whose work is on books by Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, and more.
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.
Contemporary illustrator and author Kadir Nelson is enamored with the interconnectivity of the human experience in America.
Ross has revitalized classic superheroes into works of fine art.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books and young adult novels.
Influential animator and character designer at Hanna-Barbera.