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  • Eye Candy for Today: Dean Cornwell untitled illustration

    This painting by the fantastic American Illustrator Dean Cornwell is in the collection of the South Dakota Art Museum. The museum doesn’t have a title or source reference for where the painting was used as an illustration (if it was published), but the painting is wonderful nonetheless. I haven’t see the original, but I’ve taken…

  • Eye Candy for Today: Dean Cornwell’s artist and model

    The Artist and His Model, Dean Cornwell This beautiful piece by the brilliant American illustrator Dean Cornwell was in a private collection for years, and was sold at auction last October. The Heritage Auctions site has details. For those who don’t have a Heritage account, you can see the image in high resolution (2.8mb) through…

  • Dean Cornwell WWII advertising illustration study

    Today is Veterans Day here in the U.S. A friend of mine — painter, comics artist and animation artist Mike Manley — has this wonderful study by the great American illustrator Dean Cornwell hanging in his house. The final was an illustration for the Fisher automotive division of General Motors, urging the public to buy…

  • Dean Cornwell magazine illustrations

    Francis Vallejo points us to a wonderful Flickr set containing scans of magazine illustrations by the great American illustrator Dean Cornwell. Cornwell studied with Harvey Dunn, a student of the amazing Howard Pyle, and also with Frank Brangwyn, carrying forward the intensity, power and superb draftsmanship that were the hallmarks of those great illustrators’ work.…

  • Dean Cornwell in Illustration Magazine

    As I mentioned in my previous article on Dean Cornwell, he was a second generation inheritor of the traditions of the Brandywine School of American illustration, having studied with Harvey Dunn, a student of Howard Pyle. Cornwell’s other major influence was painter and muralist Frank Brangwyn, with whom he studied when he turned his career…

  • Dean Cornwell

    Dean Cornwell, often referred to with the appellation “The Dean of Illustrators” tacked on, was a second generation inheritor of the Brandywine tradition of illustration, having studied with Harvey Dunn, a student of Howard Pyle and an eminent teacher in his own right. Cornwell carried the Brandywine traditions of bold figures, bright colors and dynamic…