Raymond Ameijide: Illustrator of the Week

Don’t Run with Scissors…

Ameijide served as an illustrator a variety of clients, including Fortune, National Geographic, IBM, Pfizer, TV Guide, Chase Manhattan, Discover, Harcourt Brace and the United States Post Office.[1] He won numerous awards for his illustrations from various organizations and clubs, such as the Art Directors Club. His work is honored by the book The Illustrator In America 1880–1980 A Century of Illustration by Walt and Roger Reed.[2]

Ameijide employed 3-D layering of cutouts of various colored papers to create his caricatures, having originated and developed paper and felt sculptures, which were then photographed, as illustrations in the mid-1950s.

Gallery:

Wikipedia:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond_Ameijide

Extended Gallery:

http://drewfriedman.blogspot.com/2012/04/art-of-raymond-ameijide.html

 

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