Monday, January 2, 2017

Wilhelm M. Busch, The Wine Guide



A few beautiful Busch spot illustrations from a small German book, titled "Die Weinfibel".
The year of publication is unknown to me, there was info in the book.
As always I love staging and composition in Busch's drawings. Such great clarity. He is an artist who can draw anything, any situation really well. He leaves out a lot of stuff and only puts down what is necessary to get a point and mood across.


















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  1. Happy New Year Andreas, i hope Mushka is almost done the production at the studio.

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    1. Happy New Year! I have one more year to go on MUSHKA.

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  2. Cleaner Busch than usual. Happy New Year.

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  3. I would also like to know if you have Messenger, so I better can contact you to interview for my dream project of an art book about the making of The Little Mermaid.

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  4. Andreas, do you go on Messenger sometimes.

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    1. Don't have Messenger and don't have time.

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  5. I'm amazed by the attitudes, and the stuff he left out of these drawings. I would never have the guts to have a character leaning on something, without drawing the thing they're leaning on!
    Best wishes for the new year, too, Andreas!

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    1. Also, I thought you might be interested in seeing this pencil test that I re-assembled from the Preston Blair book (It's an early version of the Crocodile and Hippo from Fantasia). I did what I could to register it and compensate for the book's formatting.
      Here's the link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6uWMiOT6uYfQlJubTg0NHhSSGc/view?usp=sharing

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  6. He leaves out a lot of stuff...

    Like the lower half of the man in the second image! But yes, I see what you mean.

    I particularly like the drawing of the other drinker, attended to by the waiter. Very minimal line, almost impressionistic to my eyes, but conveys the moment and the attitudes incredibly well.

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  7. Andreas, do you have a photo of sculptures of the Disney archives, I look in the book of Il était une fois Walt Disney : Aux sources de l'art des studios Disney there's a sculture of Bambi adolescent in the pages, I don't know if you reed books in French.😞

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