Wednesday, February 18, 2009

One of My Favorite Illustrators.

One of my favorite illustrators of all time is Arthur Rackham.....

His illustrations are so magical. 

Illustrations above  from Alice in Wonderland

In one of my Illustration survey classes in college I learned that Arthur Rackham used to mix his watercolors with bleach and thats how he got those tones and how he got the bright whites was by actually bleaching parts of his paintings. 
I was always so impressed by his style. 

1 comment:

  1. Ok, so weird I just clicked on this post, for some reason I seem to miss some of your posts, and I was like ohhh it's totally gonna be "Alice in Wonderland" and it was ! And so funny Monday night I bought the Alice in Wonderland book JUST for the illustrations, it's not from this guy but these are amazing!