Archive for November, 2009
If you remember Richard Scarry at all, it’s probably as an illustrator of cute bunnies for kids books. What you may not recall, if you ever knew, is that Scarry was an extraordinary painter as well. He created illustrations which went well beyond the simple line drawings of his Storybooks. Shown above is an illustration I scanned from The Rooster Struts, a book which also features stunning well executed paintings of monkeys, sloths and frogs.