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- DescriptionOriginally conceived to advertise burlesque performers, pin-up art came to represent the inspiring personalities of particularly beautiful, desirable women. Gil Elvgren built an empire from his sassy, classic images that have adorned everything from the ses of wartime planes to calendars, soda bottles, and magazines. Grab your pencils and continue the tradition with this amazing coloring book of more than forty timeless classics by a master of the art style.
- Author Biography<b>Gillette Elvgren</b> (1914-80) was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, where his father operated a paint store. He created billboard, poster, and magazine illustrations, but is best known for his pin-up art, much of which was featured on Brown & Bigelow calendars. Elvgren's relationship with Brown & Bigelow spanned nearly thirty years. He painted mainly in oils and used live models as well as photography for the basis of his painting. The Elvgren Girl was a real girl--sweet, pretty, and charming like her pictures. Gil Elvgren has emerged in recent years as the artist most loved and respected by pin-up collectors and fans worldwide. <b>Thunder Bay Press</b> is an imprint of Printers Row Publishing Group, a division of Readerlink Distribution Services, LLC. Thunder Bay publishes across a wide and varied range of formats and categories, from fun, interactive activity titles and kits on subjects such as origami, cooking, crafts, games, and art to reference books suitable for gift-giving in categories like art, fitness, pets, travel, history, culture, sports, and nature. Thunder Bay Press celebrates the book in all its forms, and publishes something for everyone.
- PublisherThunder Bay Press
- Date of Publication14/03/2017
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectHobbies, Pastimes & Indoor Games
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThunder Bay Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight454 g
- Width244 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Edited byEditors Of Thunder Bay Press
- Illustrator(s)Gil Elvgren
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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