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Leif Peng
Works at Mohawk College, Fennell Campus
Attended Sheridan College
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About twenty years ago I illustrated the covers and interiors for a young readers book series about a talking detective basset hound named Wordsworth. Only well after the series was in print did the editor tell me author Todd...
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Marilyn Conover: "... the most dynamic person I have ever encountered."
One of the great delights of producing this blog is hearing from friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers of the artists I've showcased. These folks often bring a fresh perspective to the subject and provide a more comprehensive view of the person,...
One of the great delights of producing this blog is hearing from friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers of the artists I've showcased. These folks often bring a fresh perspective to the subject and provide a more comprehensive view of the person, for which I am always grateful.
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Bob Heindel: "... we might as well try to be extraordinary."
Recently a friend surprised me with a terrific gift: the Society of Illustrators Annuals from 1975 and '77. I've been pouring through them, discovering many treasures in both word and picture. The piece I've transcribed below called "Point of View," written...
Recently a friend surprised me with a terrific gift: the Society of Illustrators Annuals from 1975 and '77. I've been pouring through them, discovering many treasures in both word and picture. The piece I've transcribed below called "Point of View," written by Bob Heindel for Illustrators 18 ...
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Preview: illustrators #7 featuring Alan Lee, Bernie Fuchs, John Vernon Lord... and me!
By guest author Peter Richardson. Working on a publication like illustrators is a dream job. Yes, there is a hell of a lot of work that goes into each issue, the bulk of which is never seen by our readers, but the subject matter and the enthusiasm it genera...
By guest author Peter Richardson. Working on a publication like illustrators is a dream job. Yes, there is a hell of a lot of work that goes into each issue, the bulk of which is never seen by our readers, but the subject matter and the enthusiasm it generates is the primary dynamic which keeps ...
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David Stone Martin Revisits Omar Khayyam
"Lovely as they are, the verses of Omar Khayyam sound slightly out of tune in the panorama of our time. Yet what they say to us is as true today as it was eight centuries ago. here then, is the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, recast into contemporary terms - in t...
"Lovely as they are, the verses of Omar Khayyam sound slightly out of tune in the panorama of our time. Yet what they say to us is as true today as it was eight centuries ago. here then, is the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, recast into contemporary terms - in the way Mr. Khayyam would write them if ...
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Joe Isom Illustrates The Rubayyat of Omar Khayyam
I found a remarkable little book at a local thrift shop last week. Published by Hallmark Cards Inc. in 1967, it's beautifully illustrated throughout by an artist named Joe Isom. (Above; the dust jacket image and below, the hardcover artwork) "Chester Joe Is...
I found a remarkable little book at a local thrift shop last week. Published by Hallmark Cards Inc. in 1967, it's beautifully illustrated throughout by an artist named Joe Isom. Isom01 (Above; the dust jacket image and below, the hardcover artwork) ...
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Today, a most remarkable narrative following up my 4-part interview from April with Marilyn Conover...
One of the great delights of producing this blog is hearing from friends, neighbours, family members and coworkers of the artists I've showcased. These folks often bring a fresh perspective to the subject and provide a more comprehensive view of the person, for which I am always grateful.
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Some thought provoking words on the illustration business (and beautiful artwork) by Bob Heindel...
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I just turned 50 and got published in 'illustrators' magazine. Best. Birthday gift. Ever.
By guest author Peter Richardson. Working on a publication like illustrators is a dream job. Yes, there is a hell of a lot of work that goes into each issue, the bulk of which is never seen by our readers, but the subject matter and the enthusiasm it generates is the primary dynamic which keeps ...
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A selection of beautiful David Stone Martin illustrations from 1974...
"Lovely as they are, the verses of Omar Khayyam sound slightly out of tune in the panorama of our time. Yet what they say to us is as true today as it was eight centuries ago. here then, is the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, recast into contemporary terms - in the way Mr. Khayyam would write them if ...
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Eleven beautiful illustrations by Joe Isom from 1967...
I found a remarkable little book at a local thrift shop last week. Published by Hallmark Cards Inc. in 1967, it's beautifully illustrated throughout by an artist named Joe Isom. Isom01 (Above; the dust jacket image and below, the hardcover artwork) ...
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If you are a fan of mid-20th century storybook illustration, be sure to check out today's post on my blog!
When this week's guest author Matthew Chaney began cleaning and sorting the hundreds of photos, letters, notes and original artworks he found in a box he'd won at a local auction, he discovered many lost treasures. Although the contents of the box had clearly belonged to long-forgotten graphic ...
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I draw pictures and teach at Mohawk College in the Graphic Design program
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  • Mohawk College, Fennell Campus
    Professor of Graphic Arts, 2009 - present
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I'm an illustrator, cartoonist and graphic art educator
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  • Sheridan College
    Illustration, 1981 - 1985