Bosch produced several triptychs. Among his
most famous is The Garden of Earthly
He was from the Netherlands and was part of
the Northern Renaissance.
Bosch is also one of the most revolutionary
draftsmen in the history of art, producing
some of the first distinctive sketches in
Triptych: (three panels)
“TheGarden of Earthly Delights”
Bosch uses fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and religious concepts and
Did not want to be expected to create “Indian Art”
“I did not find an interest in drawing traditional
American Indian cultural icons. If I did, I changed a lot
of the images and made them more intricate and
“I wanted to create my own art on a new level and
steer clear of the old traditional Indian style of art.”
detailed imagery in
Incorporates historical and personal events, American pop culture, and Native American heritage
Creator & Illustrator of Where’sWaldo books
"My earliest influences were cinema epics and playing
with toy soldiers. I attempted to recapture the
excitement in my drawings, which started out as
crowds of crude stick figures."
Martin was asked to create a book showcasing his
talent, and the characterWaldo was born to provide a
link between each scene.
"That’s whoWaldo is - an afterthought," he says. "As it
turns out, the fans were more interested in the
character than in the crowd scenes."
As an artist Martin's Where'sWaldo books have
been immensely successful
43 million copies worldwide
"I can’t tell you how pleased I am thatWaldo has
taken on a life of his own, I’d like to inspire
children--to open their minds to explore subjects
more--to just be aware of what’s going on
around them. I’d like them to see wonder in
places that might not have occurred to them."
Martin Handford was inspired by
Pieter Bruegel (The Peasant Wedding)
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