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History of Illustration

A recent assignment encouraged us to explore past illustrators. We learned more about illustration's golden age and various artists from the 1890s to the 1960s. Our assignment was to replicate the style of four different illustrators, from four different decades, using traditional media.

 1920's Clara Bow in the style of Bradshaw Crandall - pastels 5"x7"

1920's Clara Bow in the style of Bradshaw Crandall - pastels 5"x7"

 1910's Gloria Swanson, in the style of Coles Phillips - Acrylic 5"x7"

1910's Gloria Swanson, in the style of Coles Phillips - Acrylic 5"x7"

 1930's Katharine Hepburn in Eric's style - Watercolor 5"x7"

1930's Katharine Hepburn in Eric's style - Watercolor 5"x7"

 1950s Dorothy Dandridge in the style of Earl Oliver Hurst- Watercolor & Ink 5"x7"

1950s Dorothy Dandridge in the style of Earl Oliver Hurst- Watercolor & Ink 5"x7"

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