Archive for the ‘vintage’ Category

Frog and Toad

Artwork by Megan Hughes
Inspired by Arnold Lobel’s Frog and Toad series
Tidbit: Megan used cut paper to perfectly capture Frog and Toad’s perfect friendship.

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Artwork by Ingvard the Terrible Rockstar
Inspired by Astrid Lindgren’s Pippi Longstocking
Tidbit: Ingvard was inspired by Pippi’s fresh outlook. As he says, “while Pippi is indeed strong (both figuratively and literally!), she’s not stern or serious—she’s always having fun and enjoying life to the fullest. I love that she looks at things from a totally different angle, always questioning the status quo. Great inspiration for anyone, in my book.

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Artwork by Broche Fabian
Inspired by Gene Stratton-Porter’s A Girl of the Limberlost
Tidbit: Broche dreams of publishing a new edition of this out-of-print title (with her own beautiful cover art, of course). I love this sort of dream!

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Artwork by Ingvard the Terrible
Inspired by Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepyhollow
Tidbit: Ingvard works with a scratch board illo, and then adds texture and color digitally. I love texture!

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