Friday, September 02, 2011

The Big Top

Hello! Shelley Davies here, and I've come to the end of my week as guest blogger. Thank you Julie, for the generous invitation to play at your lovely site. It's been great to share my passion for children's illustration. Please come and visit me at my art & illustration blog at shelleysdavies.com. I'll leave you with some delightful images of the circus...


Patrick Hruby and his ABC is for Circus......



Tad Carpenter...



Anna Laura Cantone...for a nice spread of the book take a peek at the Museo del Libro Ilustrado...




Haciendo del Indio...




Vladimir Lebedev, Leningrad, 1925...thanks ProductiveArts...



















Bookano Stories...thanks TorontoPublicLibrary...

Pop-up model - clown with dogs




Hugh Loftig, 1924...again, thanks TorontoPublicLibrary

Cover Frontispiece - illustration




Natsko Seki...





Gabrielle Vincent...




Sara Fanelli...














David Vogin...





































Helen Dardik...





Ingela P. Arrhenius...




Mark Levin, The Circus Moscow, 1968...


















Sister Corita Kent's 'Damn Everything But The Circus', an ABC book taking the circus as a metaphor for life... thanks Letterology...

3 comments:

Julie said...

DON'T GO, SHELLEY! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Cristiana C. said...

Wonderful artworks! Thank you!!!!!!!!

Laura@popdesign said...

Very nice selection, thank you!