This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Illustrator who created idyllic watercolors of woodlands and fairy tales.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Illustrator of children's books; famous for fairies, goblins, and other fantastical creatures.
Prolific cover artist of pulp magazines.
A painter of science-fiction book covers and an award-winning children's book illustrator.