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.
Stan and Jan Berenstain
Illustrators and writers of the "Berenstain Bears" book series.
Influential animator for Warner Bros., MGM, and Hanna-Barbera.
Disney concept artist and children's book illustrator.
Inventive illustrator of books, advertisements, and animation.
One of the most popular fantasy artists of his generation, Brom's work is filled with haunting themes.
Illustrator whose depictions often possesses a sweet quality, with a nod to the sinister.
R. Gregory Christie
Children's book author, animator, and popular illustrator of jazz album covers.
Surrealist painter who created a new art form of interpretive landscapes and portraits.
Joe De Mers
One of the most popular "boy/girl" illustrators of the mid-20th century.
Peter de Sève
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."
Illustrated Americans doing everyday activities.
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.