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PrinceofTheBlackHand2015 by DavidSimpson2112
The final inked drawing of this…

The Black Handed Prince 

This is a character from my past. I wanted to do an updated version of him and his crew. I also did another drawing of them here.…

This is obviously not finished, when the finished peice is done I will post a new scan. 

Inspired by Gerald Brom


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Current Residence: Toledo, OH
Favourite genre of music: classical guitar

Howard Pyle by DavidSimpson2112

Howard Pyle was an American illustrator. During his time as an artist he created scores of illustrations for fairy tales, fables and other literature classics.

He was born on March 5th of 1893 in the state of Delaware. Eventually after his studies in art at Philadelphia he would move to New York to begin work as a magazine illustrator. In 1880 he returned to his hometown of Wilmington. Eventually he would end up working on The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood. The entire book was created by him, using the stories of Robin Hood and expanding on them, as well as adding great illustrations and letter types. This would set the style and standard for many of his works to come. After this he would go on to illustrate The Story of King Arthur and His Knights among many other books and stories about the King Arthur. In 1903 he did a book called Rejected of Men, about Jesus in modern times. Eventually he would go to Florence to study the old masters. He died at the age of 58 in 1910. In 1921 a collection of unpublished stories and artwork would be found. This would become another one of his most famous books Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates. Parts of the style and design of the pirates in this book would be inspiration for the look and feel of Pirates of the Caribbean movies.

While doing illustrations he would also teach during the years of 1894 and 1900 at the Drexel Institute of Art. He ended up creating his own art and illustrator school. This would become the famous Brandywine School. He could most likely be attributed to being the father of modern illustrators, as some of his most famous students was N.C Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish. N. C Wyeth would be in inspiration for Frank Frazzetta, and in turn Frazzetta would be the inspiration for Gerald Brom. Brom has been inspiration for many of the modern fantasy and sc-fi illustrators. Its safe to say that Howard Pyle’s legacy still lives on today.

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: The Collective Podcast
  • Reading: Hannu Rajaniemi: Collected Fiction
  • Drinking: English Breakfast Black Tea

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RareEarthGallery Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2015
Thank you so much for the watch and favorites.
dreamswoman Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much for the :+fav: and for the :+devwatch:! :hug:
JoeSlucher Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the devwatch David!
Entropician Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2015  Professional General Artist
hi thanks for the fav and the watch david, glad you iked my work! have a good day bye!:)
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Thx so much for the watch and the favs
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Thanks for the watch and faves! Flower Bullet (Purple) - F2U! 
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thx for the fav have a nice day :)
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