Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Wizard of Oz characters reinterpreted

Various Styles of The Wizard of Oz Illustrations: Julian Totino Tedesco, Lee Gaston, Tony Papesh, Skottie Young, Enrique Fernandez
As a fun addition to my previous article on W. W. Denslow, here’s a piece on The Design Inspiration that has collected some contemporary artists’ interpretations of the major characters form the Wizard of Oz book and film: 25 Various Styles of The Wizard of Oz Illustrations.

To this list you can add Nancy Dorser, Marvel Comics’ Skottie Young and Image Comics’ Enrique Fernández (also here).

(Images above: Julian Totino Tedesco, Lee Gaston, Tony Papesh, Skottie Young, Enrique Fernández)

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