Illustration to Reynard the Fox and Other Fables, by John Rae
Scrolling through picture after picture on the internet can be a double edged sword. Looking at illustrations keeps my creativity flowing, but looking too much can make me glaze over sometimes, and I lose the point of examining admirable works.
The Gruegach, by John D. Batten
I've found that limiting it once in awhile helps. Gathering ten to twenty illustrations that have caught my eye, then sticking with them--examining them for why they arrested me--helps me to limit and learn.
Illustration from his Bill the Minder, by W. Heath Robinson
So I offer three of my current Twenty here. The reasons for the choices are personal, but when I examine them and think about the techniques, no surprise that they've sparked my imagination.
If you are interested in seeing the others, find them here:
And thanks for reading!