John Kurtz Original Illustration Art. Jungle Book Calendar (1994). Pencil on paper. Iconic Image of Mowgli riding on the shoulders of Baloo. This is one of the first steps in the illustration process. The final phase will be the painting that will appear in the finished work. A reproduction of page of the calendar will be included. Drawing is graphite and red pencil on 3 peg hole paper (10.5" x 13)." In Excellent condition with a minor wave I the middle of the paper. Certificate of Authenticity from the Cricket Gallery.
John Kurtz is a master of the lost art of illustration, using paints, ink, pencils, airbrushes and more to conjure the imagery that has brought joy to so many. Over his long career, he’s created work for publishers like Disney Press and Scholastic, done character work for Cartoon Network, Sesame Street and Nickelodeon, and crafted memorable advertising for Coca-Cola. With over 25 Winnie the Pooh books in his pocket, it’s a safe bet that you grew up with John’s artwork, or shared it with children of your own.
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