Celebrating illustration, design, cartoon and comic art of the mid-20th century.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Ken Dallison:"I was saying to myself, 'When will anybody ever be able to turn the page in a magazine and go, "That's a Ken Dallison."'
In this fifth abridged excerpt from my interview, Ken Dallison describes the challenge of discovering one's own style. There are just o...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Maclean's AD to Ken Dallison: “Beware of the bears. They’re out there.”
In this fourth abridged excerpt from my interview with Ken Dallison we learn about Ken's first major editorial assignment, a multi-part ...
Monday, August 08, 2016
The Man Who Fired Ken Dallison in 1955: “We feel your shaky line has no application to automotive work."
In this third abridged excerpt from my interview with Ken Dallison we learn about the first few years of Ken's struggles to establish hi...
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Ken Dallison: "My god… I’m two years his senior and he’s kicked my ass."
Part 2 of an abridged excerpt from my interview from last summer with Ken Dallison. Today Ken talks about his early days working in an adver...
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
Ken Dallison: "One day I sort of woke up and went, ‘Ken… what the friggin’ hell are you doing?' "
Last year, while doing research for our book, The Art of Will Davies , Simon and I had the great fortune of meeting legendary automotive ill...
Monday, April 11, 2016
Shannon Stirnweis, Part 4: Paperback Cover Art
My conversation with Shannon Stirnweis continues... ~ Leif Peng Leif Peng: I'm guessing around this time in the mid-1960s you start...
Monday, April 04, 2016
Shannon Stirnweis, Part 3: Children's Book Illustrator
Shannon Stirnweis and I continue our conversation about his illustration career... ~ Leif Peng Leif Peng: Around the same time you were ...
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