This collection of resources provides additional information about the subject of illustration, from collections of original illustration art to interesting blogs and educational opportunities. A special feature highlights video interviews with noted practitioners, who offer compelling insights about their personal experiences and inspirations.
“Illustration: A Visual History,” by Steven Heller and Seymour Chwast
An image-packed book which explores illustration through style and form.
“Istvan Banyai: Stranger in a Strange Land” exhibition video
A video produced for an exhibition on view at Norman Rockwell Museum from March 9 through May 5, 2013.
“Mac Conner: A New York Life” exhibition video
The exhibition video presents Conner’s hand-painted illustrations for advertising campaigns and women’s magazines like "Redbook" and "McCall’s," made during the years after World War II when commercial artists helped to redefine American style and culture.
“Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure”
Known today for his meticulously researched historical paintings, Mort Künstler is also a prolific illustrator who has worked on a broad spectrum of assignments for more than sixty years.
“My Adventures as an Illustrator,” by Norman Rockwell
Norman Rockwell's autobiography, published in 1960.
“Norman Rockwell: A Definitive Catalogue,” by Laurie Norton Moffatt
Every known illustration created by Norman Rockwell during his six-decade career is displayed and documented in this important reference work.
“Rough Justice: The DC Comics Sketches of Alex Ross,” by Alex Ross
Alex Ross opens his private sketchbooks to reveal his astonishing pencil and ink drawings of DC Comics characters.
“The Gibson Girl and Her America: The Best Drawings of Charles Dana Gibson”
At the turn of the 20th century, Gibson's pen-and-ink drawings of the "American Girl"—now remembered as the Gibson Girl—became the national ideal of femininity.
“The Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidlines,” by the Graphic Artists Guild
A guidebook on the graphic arts marketplace for professionals.
“The Illustrator in America, 1860-2000,” by Walt Reed
One of the most important publications contributing to the scholarship of illustration.
“Visions of Adventure: N. C. Wyeth and the Brandywine Artists,” edited by John Edward Dell
Six artists from the Golden Age of Illustration are profiled in this nostalgic collection.
“Wendell Minor’s America” exhibition video
This retrospective looks at the many cover illustrations Minor has created over the years, as well as his 25th anniversary illustrating children's books, each inspired by his love of history, art, science, and the natural world.
“Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney” video interview
A video produced for an exhibition on the acclaimed picture book illustrator, Jerry Pinkney. The exhibition was on view at Norman Rockwell Museum in 2011.
“Baseball, Rodeos, and Automobiles: The Art of Murray Tinkelman”
Explore the award-winning art of Murray Tinkelman, a Hall of Fame illustrator whose pen-and-ink drawings have captured the essence of the American experience for more than six decades.
100 Years of Illustration and Design
Cartoonist and illustrator Paul Giambarba offers insights on illustrators of the past.
A Sketchy Past, The Art of Peter De Sève
Follow illustrator Peter de Sève's current projects.
Academy of Art University
Experience the urban campus in the heart of San Francisco, California.
Alberta College of Art and Design
The school's Illustration Stream examines storytelling, psychology, interpretation, and the imagination to enable the creation of unique and compelling ideas and images.
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
AIGA, the professional association for design, is committed to advancing design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, and vital cultural force.
An Illustrator’s Life for Me!
Follow children's book author/illustrator and Urban Sketcher Lynne Chapman.