Open Culture has a bit on the 4,000 illustrations in Jules Verne’s works, including a link to all of them. “Verne and his editor Pierre-Jules Hetzel commissioned these illustrations from no fewer than eight artists, a group including Edouard Riou, Alphonse de Neuville, Emile-Antoine Bayard, and Léon Benett […]
The Biodiversity Heritage Library has made 150,000 illustrations available for free download. “Billed as the world’s largest open access digital archive dedicated to life on Earth, the Biodiversity Heritage Library is comprised of animal sketches, historical diagrams, botanical studies, and various scientific research collected from hundreds of thousands […]
South China Morning Post looks at the life and work of Tyrus Wong, the uncredited, lead illustrator on Bambi (1942) and so much more. “Wong did not receive credit for his work on the 1942 Disney film even thoughhe was the lead production illustrator. He remained unrecognised for […]
The Internet Archive has Barlowe’s Guide To Extraterrestrials, and you can look at it here!
Open Culture has some of Lovecraft’s illustrations of his hideous creations. View them at risk to your sanity here.
Paul Karasik writes about a painting Charles Addams painted for a beachside hotel bar, which ended up in a university library. “In 1952, Charles Addams, at the height of his skills as a cartoonist, painted a lush, monochromatic mural on canvas for a bar at the Dune Deck, […]