• Ron Lesser in Illustration 62

    20 days ago - By Gurney Journey

    The new issue of Illustration magazine features the art of veteran illustrator Ron Lesser.
    Ron Lesser cover for Curtains for a Lover , gouache
    (I'm not sure why the colors are so different.) Lesser, who is still active as an illustrator, started doing book covers in the late 1950s. He has done it all, from movie posters to advertising art to gallery work, but he's probably best known for painting sexy crime paperback covers.
    Many of his early covers were painted in gouache. He says: "I was using water-based paint- casein white for body and then designers colors , which have more covering...
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