Gil Elvgren inspirations
Have been searching for these photos for quite some time so thanks to GoPantone for posting this.
To see them all, read on…
and if you want to see some of my Gil Elvgren pinup collections, click here.
Gil Elvgren (March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980), born Gilette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow. Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art.
Elvgren was one of the most important pin-up and glamour artists of the twentieth century. In addition, he was a classical American illustrator. He was a master of portraying the feminine.
Inspired by these photographs, the artist created some of the most famous pinup posters.