Maxfield Parrish 1870-1966

You probably wouldn’t guess it to look at my work, but Maxfield Parrish has always been one of my favorite illustrators. Back when I was in college, I had the pleasure of seeing some of these paintings in person (at the Brandywine Museum). His oil paintings are mind blowing. The finishes are so flat, they look like prints. It almost made me stop drawing. I don’t see nearly enough of him on tumblr. Reblog an old master illustrator…