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P. Craig Russell

P. Craig RussellProbably best known for his work on the comic book adaptations of Michael Moorcock’s Elric stories, P. Craig Russell has worked on many titles over the years, including Sandman and Dr. Strange.

He works in a fine lined style that is both fluid and precise. Parts of images like clouds and trees often are so stylized that they become decorative elements as in 19th century book plates. While his stuff looks great in color, I think it works really well as pen and ink illustration.


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  1. […] You can see the influence of earlier Golden Age greats like Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen and Aubrey Beardsley, but Clarke wove his influences into a unique and fascinating style. You can also see Clarke’s influence carried forward, for example in the work of contemporary comics artist and illustrator P. Craig Russell. […]