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American Illustration Profiles: Tim O’Brien

American Illustration Profiles: Tim O’Brien

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with Tim O’Brien, the noted cover artist and book and editorial illustrator. Tim O’Brien is a modern master of illustration, and one of the pre-eminent magazine cover illustrators of our time. He modestly describes himself as a “traditional oil painter,” which doesn’t begin to highlight the full range […]

American Illustration Profiles: Gracia Lam

American Illustration Profiles: Gracia Lam

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with Gracia Lam, an illustrator who says, “My goal is to uncover hidden treasures and messages in everyday life.” Gracia Lam creates quiet, beautiful images that tell powerful stories. Her masterful combination of elegant technique and nuanced storytelling has been showcased in high concept illustrations for The New […]

American Illustration Profiles: Esther Pearl Watson

American Illustration Profiles: Esther Pearl Watson

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with Esther Pearl Watson, a remarkable artist, cartoonist, illustrator, and visual storyteller. Her artwork encompasses a wide range of styles, but it’s all rich in detail and symbolism, and powerful in its impact. Whether it’s Esther’s current paintings, which draw on her memories of her father’s attempts at […]

American Illustration Profiles: Guy Billout

American Illustration Profiles: Guy Billout

My latest American Illustration Profiles interview is with legendary illustrator Guy Billout, who has been a powerful presence in the illustration world for over 45 years. In 1969, new to the States and inexperienced as a professional, he gathered together a set of illustrations and showed them to Milton Glaser, the design director of New […]

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