Matsers of American Illustration HC (2016 IM) 2nd Edition comic books
2nd Edition - 1st printing. Text by Fred Taraba. From 1989 to 2001, author Fred Taraba was a regular contributor to the popular graphic arts magazine Step-By-Step Graphics. His column, "Methods of the Masters," documented the lives and working methods of some of America's finest Golden Age illustrators. This book compiles those 41 classic articles, which have been extensively reworked and revised with completely new artwork especially prepared for this volume. This book is a showcase for hundreds of reproductions of original paintings, photographs and vintage printed ephemeral materials. Each artist's life and career is discussed, and their working methods are described in detail. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 432 pages, full color. Cover price $60.00.