This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
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.
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Knotts was a painter of landscape-inspired subjects and an illustrator of nationally acclaimed children’s books.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
A versatile illustrator and educator who has created illustrations for children's books and other publications.
Scientific illustrator, children's book illustrator, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
Creator of pulp and popular magazine illustrations who later painted historical events and the American West.
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
A dedicated artist with a distinct vision who transformed the art of the book with unique imagery that defied convention.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books; inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Lynn Pauley is a visual journalist, illustrator, and educator who focuses on direct, on location drawing and painting for publication.
Creates children's picture books using traditional and digital techniques.
A Caldecott Award-winning illustrator whose picture books reflect a passion for life.