The picture is taken from the story “Apotheose de docteur Puff” in J.J. Grandville’s Un Autre Monde from 1844. The image is free to use but please give me some credit if you use it, especially if you use my … Continue reading
And now it’s time for some more nice old illustrations. All pictures below are taken from the swedish magazine “Allers familj-journal” from around 1930. Most of them are made by an artist that signs his stuff “Harry.N” or just “N”. … Continue reading
Found formidable treasure trove of nice old illustrations in “The young folk’s story of the world” from 1894. The illustrators that I’ve been able to track Will E. Chapin (d. 1937) and Henri Hildiband (d. 1897) are both safely dead … Continue reading
With the help of a statue and some old illustrations I have created a rather hostile situation and some rather impish minions. Use them if you like and please speak your mind about them!
I have always liked the art of silhouettes and when I found Telecanter’s receding rules I was overjoyed by the plethora of cool old school fantasy silhouette illustrations it served. Inspired by his greatness I have now created a silhouette ratman, a creature I’m … Continue reading
The danish artist Gudmund Hentze (1875-1948) was a very productive book illustrator and industrial designer during the first half of the 20th century. His style was among others inspired by Aubrey Beardsley. His posterity has been quite negatively effected by … Continue reading