• SOME THINGS I LIKE ABOUT H. J. MOWAT

    8 monthes ago - By Illustration Art

    At the end of last year I offered one lovely drawing by an illustrator you've never heard of, H. J. Mowat. Mowat has been lost in the sea of anonymous illustrators of the 1920s and 30s who worked in the loose, scribbly fashion of the day. But I think he was really good.
    To give him a fair chance, I promised some commenters I'd show a broader range of his work.
    Mowat's pictures may seem a little fuzzy compared to today's sharper, hard edge fashions. But plenty of mediocre illustrators can make sharp pictures of fuzzy concepts. It's harder to create successful fuzzy pictures of sharp...
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