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1. Drawing Inspiration: Jean-Michel Basquiat [ρ]

Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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Painter / Graffiti Artist / Brooklyn's Shooting Star
A runaway at 15
Tagged around Lower Manhattan as SAMO©
Blondie's DJ
Warhol's apprentice. Haring's friend. Dead at 27
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Wikipedia Bio

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2. Drawing Inspiration: Hans Memling [ο]

Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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Painter / Giant of Medieval Painting
Wounded in war and nursed to health by The Knights Hospitaller
Studied under Van Der Weyden
Painted the best Last Judgment
Hans Memling
Wikipedia Bio

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3. Drawing Inspiration: Howard Pyle [κ]

Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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Illustrator / N.C. Wyeth's Teacher
Known for his novel, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood
Painted Captain Kid like no one's business
Street cred: Vincent Van Gogh loved his work
Howard Pyle Wikipedia Bio

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4. Drawing Inspiration: Edmund Dulac [λ]

Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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Golden Age Giant / 'Arabian Nights' Artist
Born in France, worked in England
Studied to become a lawyer... then got bored of it
Designed many UK stamps and even European currency
Edmund Dulac Wikipedia Bio

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5. Drawing Inspiration: Ub Iwerks [μ]


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Animator / Inventor / Da Vinci of Disney

Yes, he created Mickey Mouse
Made the birds on Hitchcock's, The Birds
Oscar-winning FX pioneer
Ub Iwerks Wikipedia Bio

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6. Drawing Inspiration: Francisco Goya [ξ]

Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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Painter / Printmaker / "The Sleep of Reason..."
Became deaf mid-career from... lead paint?
An artist in protest
Died alone, leaving his Black Paintings
Francisco Goya
Wikipedia Bio

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7. Drawing Inspiration: David Hockney [α]

Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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  • Painter / Printmaker / Fashion Plate
  • Friends with R.B. Kitaj and Andy Warhol
  • Enjoys the Brushes app for iPhone and iPad
  • Thinks the Old Masters probably cheated
  • Wikipedia Bio

  • [Drawing Inspiration is a portrait-and-profile feature highlighting the outstanding figures of the art world—and!—my monthly contribution to the art and design blog, Illustration Pages.]

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    8. Drawing Inspiration: René Magritte [γ]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

  • Painter / The Son of Man
  • Mother committed suicide when he was thirteen
  • Friends with writer, André Breton
  • Forged Picassos during lean post-WWII period
  • Wikipedia Bio

  • [Drawing Inspiration is a portrait-and-profile feature highlighting the outstanding figures of the art world—and!—my monthly contribution to the art and design blog, Illustration Pages.]

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    9. Drawing Inspiration: Otto Dix [β]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

  • Painter / Printmaker / Spirit of Weimar
  • Served in the German Army during WWI
  • Deemed a degenerate artist by the Nazis
  • Painted Lady Gaga's great grandmother?!
  • Wikipedia Bio

  • [Drawing Inspiration is a portrait-and-profile feature highlighting the outstanding figures of the art world—and!—my monthly contribution to the art and design blog, Illustration Pages.]

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    10. Drawing Inspiration: Ivan Bilibin [δ]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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    Illustrator / Czar of Slavic Fairy Tales
    Born in a suburb of St. Petersburg
    Influenced by traditional Japanese prints
    Died in the Siege of Leningrad
    Ivan Bilibin Wikipedia Bio

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    11. Drawing Inspiration: Aubrey Beardsley [ζ]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

    Illustrator / Author / Foppish Pervert
    Buddies with Wilde and Whistler
    Lecherous pen-and-ink drawings inspired by Japanese shunga 
    Died of tuberculosis at age 25
    Aubrey Beardsley Wikipedia Bio

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    12. Drawing Inspiration: Georgia O'Keeffe [η]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

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    Painter / American Treasure
    Said her paintings weren't vaginal
    Married to the influential photographer and gallery owner, Alfred Stieglitz
    Has her own dinosaur, Effigia okeeffeae
    Georgia O'Keffe Wikipedia Bio

    2 Comments on Drawing Inspiration: Georgia O'Keeffe [η], last added: 2/23/2011
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    13. Drawing Inspiration: Georgia O'Keeffe [η]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

  • Painter / American Treasure
  • Said her paintings weren't vaginal
  • Married to the influential photographer, Alfred Stieglitz
  • Has her own dinosaur, Effigia okeeffeae
  • Wikipedia Bio

  • [Drawing Inspiration is a portrait-and-profile feature highlighting the outstanding figures of the art world—and!—my monthly contribution to the art and design blog, Illustration Pages.]

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    14. Drawing Inspiration: Caspar David Friedrich [θ]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

    Painter / German Romantic
    Master of mystical landscapes
    Had early success, died poor and lonely
    Work co-opted by the Nazis for its inherent Germanness
    Caspar David Friedrich Wikipedia Bio

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    15. Drawing Inspiration: David Hockney [α]


    ~PROFILE~

  • Painter / Printmaker / Fashion Plate
  • Friends with R.B. Kitaj and Andy Warhol
  • Enjoys the Brushes app for iPhone and iPad
  • Thinks the Old Masters probably cheated
  • Wikipedia Bio

  • [Drawing Inspiration is a portrait-and-profile feature highlighting the outstanding figures of the art world—and!—my monthly contribution to the art and design blog, Illustration Pages.]

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    16. Drawing Inspiration: Otto Dix [β]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

    Painter / Printmaker / Spirit of Weimar 
    Served in the German Army during WWI
    Deemed a degenerate artist by the Nazis
    Painted Lady Gaga's great grandmother?! 
    Wikipedia Bio






    Past "Drawing Inspiration" Artists Featured on Illustration Pages:
    David Hockney

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    17. Drawing Inspiration: René Magritte [γ]

    Illustration by Owen Schumacher

    ~PROFILE~

    Painter / The Son of Man 
    Mother committed suicide when he was thirteen
    Friends with writer, André Breton 
    Graphic style influenced Warhol and Pop art
    Forged Picassos during lean post-WWII period 
    René Magritte Wikipedia Bio

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