Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Kactiguy mentioned he liked the William Russell Flint post so i thought I would throw up some more.
In the same way N.C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parish got me into American Illustration when I was younger
Arthur Rackham and Aubrey Beardsley got me into some of my favourite turn of the century British Illustrators like Harry Clark, Frank Brangwyn
and William Russell Flint. Flint was an amazing watercolourist and was famous for his drawings of the ladies.
Rocketeer creator and pinup artist Dave Stevens has mentioned him as influence.

From the Canterbury Tales



Watercolour landscape




From his great book of drawings called Drawings


and from the Song of Songs

4 comments:

Alina Chau said...

These are great postings!! Thanks for sharing!

Kactiguy said...

Wonderful stuff Drazen. Thanks for posting it. I can't believe I never heard of him before. Maybe I have and just can't remember. Anyway, now I have a Flint folder.

Dominic Bugatto said...

This Flint stuff's beautiful. It's so rich.

John said...

Many thanks for spotlighting Russell Flint's work Drazen, absolutely marvellous paintings. I used to come across his work in various early 20th C published collections while searching for other artists in antiquarian bookshops. For some reason I passed him by too often, maybe because he was mainly a painter, while I sought the pen-and-ink specialists.

He's definately been overlooked for a long time.

John