1. Wilhelm M. Busch (1908 – 1987)

    William Martin Busch was born in Breslau, Germany. His father was a painter and professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw. During Mr. Busch’s professional life he jumped from decorative painter to press illustrator, freelancing as artist, then sharing his wisdom as a teacher. Not least, amidst it all, illustrating over 300 books. Duly earning recognition and the distinguished Edwin Scharff Prize.

  2. Maike Plenzke

    Hamburg-based illustrator Maike Plenzke creates rich coloured and textured work. She often builds up her tones uses regimented shapes which contrast nicely against her very loose pencil work. You can check out her portfolio, or see more of her sketches and ideas on her tumblr.