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Charles Vess & Greenman Press » 10 artists that I like: #8 John Bauer The Swedish artist John Bauer is one of my all time favorite artists. He sits on my 'top shelf' right beside Arthur Rackham and a very few others. He worked in the early part of the last century but his career was cut short by a tragic boating accident that drowned him as well as his wife and their young son. This is, I believe, the art for a Swedish postage stamp.— with Julia Still. His beautifully realized deep, deep woods are very stylized yet always feel naturalistic.— with Julia Still. So many vivid stories come to my mind when I see this image. I first encountered Bauer's work in the mid 1970s in a book titled Great Swedish Fairy Tales. I first encountered Bauer's work in the mid 1970s in a book titled Great Swedish Fairy Tales. The immensity of the forest landscape makes that giant troll seem right at home. Later in the images I'll be showing you some photos of the actual forest that Bauer walked through almost everyday in search of inspiration for pictures such as this. A pear?

How do I become … an illustrator | Money Cliff Wright had spent years painting woodland animals for children's book's when the call came from publisher Bloomsbury. "They wanted me to illustrate the cover of a book called Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets," he says. "I'd never heard of Harry Potter at that point, so it was just another job for me." The first book in JK Rowling's series had been illustrated by a young graduate from art college and, following its success, the publisher had decided to recruit a more experienced illustrator for the sequel. "I didn't have time to read the whole manuscript so I went with their suggestion of the flying car," says Wright, 49. Wright was the first to depict Hogwarts Castle, Hedwig the owl, the flying Ford Anglia and the airborne Hippogriff, and those rough sketches are now collectors' items – the original artwork for Chamber of Secrets raised £85,000 at auction. "A lot of artists can't draw children because their energy is so difficult to capture," he says.

Illustrator: Job description An illustrator uses creative skills in art and design to communicate a story, message or idea. Illustrators work to commercial briefs to inform, persuade or entertain a client's intended audience, adjusting the mood and style of images accordingly. They usually specialise in a particular design medium, like drawing, photography or digital illustration. Work is predominantly freelance, and possible markets include: editorial - magazines, newspapers and comics; books; advertising - posters, storyboards, press; fashion - forecasting; merchandising - greetings cards, calendars, t-shirts, ceramics, etc; corporate work - brochures, catalogues; multimedia - TV, film, computer games, websites, apps, animation. Specialist areas include scientific, technical and medical illustration. Typical work activities Responsibilities and activities typically involve:

Writing Writing Even the best writers sometime need a little stimulation, if only for practice. Otherwise, writers may face the dismal monstrosity of writer's block. These generators are here to help when you need plot ideas, genre-bending concepts, and more. Story Inspiration Envisioner Combines legends, tales, and stories with new or unexpected elements. Humor and For Amusement Action Film Trailers We've all seen those action movie trailers that begin with "In a world of . . ." and then quickly describe what goes on. Music Song Challenges Creates a style and subject matter for a song - for a challenge to when you need a quick idea for a story or game. More Resources! Publisher | Planeta Tangerina Publisher Out there – A guide to discovering nature Even if we live in a big city, there is always nature outside: clouds and stars, trees and flowers, rocks and beaches, birds, reptiles or mammals.What are we waiting for?Let’s jump off the couch and begin exploring! Latest... Planeta Tangerina: best european publisher Planeta Tangerina was elected Best Children's Publisher/ Europe in the last edition of Bologna Children's Book Fair. 9/4/2013 | ler mais... "The Island" selected in Bologna Awards The book The Island, by João Gomes de Abreu (texto) and Yara Kono (illustrations), won a Jury’s Mention in the Opera Prima category in 2013 Bologna Ragazzi Awards. 12/3/2013 | ler mais...

Illustrator: job description Illustrators are commissioned to produce still drawings for use in advertisements, books, magazines, packaging, greetings cards and newspapers. What does an illustrator do? Typical employers | Qualifications and training | Key skills Most illustrators are self-employed and run their own studios or work from home. They are normally commissioned directly or via an agent to produce drawings for newspapers, magazines, books, and catalogues. Typical responsibilities of the job include: liaising with editors, authors or designers negotiating contracts and timescales undertaking relevant research and generating ideas drawing rough sketches for approval producing final illustrations promoting and running the business Whereas graphic designers work on the bigger picture, eg page layout, illustrators do more drawing, though there can be some overlap between the two, particularly when working for a smaller employer. Typical employers of illustrators Qualifications and training required

Rare and very interesting photos Interesting and very rare photographs, you may never see. The first McDonald’s. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro. Capital of Brazil, on the beginning. Pius XII and Hitler. The King. Rare Beatles photos. Osama bin Laden and his family. Titanic. Fall of the Berlin Wall All forms of Coca-Cola bottles. John Lennon shortly before his death. Principles. Statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Albert Einstein. Charlie Chaplin and Gandhi. First computer. Albert Einstein’s diploma. The early Beatles. The first team of Google. Pope John Paul and the man who tried to kill him. Moment when Bush heard about the attacks 11th September.

Dibupoly Illustrator Job Information Page Content Illustrator HoursVariableStarting salaryVariable As an illustrator, you would produce drawings, paintings or diagrams that help make products more attractive or easier to understand. You’ll need to be creative while sticking to your customer's design brief. Many professional illustrators have a degree in illustration or other art related degree subjects. WorkDesc The work Your work would typically include: discussing requirements or briefs with authors, editors or designersnegotiating prices and time scalesdeciding on the right style for illustrationscreating illustrations using hand drawing, painting or computer design packagesspeaking with the client and changing designs if necessarymaking sure the work is completed within set budgets and deadlines. You may be able to specialise in one type of illustration, such as heritage illustration, designing pictures for guidebooks, leaflets or maps for stately homes and castles. Creative Choices HoursDesc Hours IncomeDesc Income a-n LMIData

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About Will Terry Will Terry Illustration About Short bio: Will Terry has been a freelance illustrator for 23 years. The rest of the story... Now that we have to boring stuff out of the way - read on if you want to find out details like the fact that I’ve been hit by not one but two cars...I’m just not that easy to kill...or the fact that I can state all 44 prepositions in alphabetical order in 20 seconds from memory - a bet I had with my father when I was in 7th grade that I can’t seem to shake...or that my mom taught John Lithgow in the third grade and she used to tell us that he was “very quiet” and “not at all like an actor”...or how I saved our family of seven from drowning in the dismal swamp in North Carolina when I was 14 - true story. I used to pretend to read when I was in elementary school because I hated reading so much. I love to blog! I love to vlog! I love to teach. I love to illustrate. I love to work on my own projects. I love my family. Guest Speaking: BYU Idaho SCBWI Utah

Bobby Chiu | Imaginism Studios Inc. Bobby Chiu is our Founder and Creative Director Bobby’s art career started at the age of two with a box of crayons and his family’s white living room walls. He got his first professional art job at the age of seventeen, designing Disney, Warner Bros., and Star Wars toys. Bobby has since won a number of awards for his independent work and is featured perennially in various juried art annuals and magazines. What Bobby loves most about being an independent artist: "I’m in full control over what I do. Bobby currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.