A 33 year retrospective of the work of award-winning illustrator and caricaturist Thomas Fluharty.
Incredible pencil drawings as well as some paintings and Photoshop enhanced drawings.
"Wow, just wow! That is simply my expression every time I'm lucky to look at the work of my good friend Tom Fluharty. Power, energy, beauty, confidence and awe are just the few words that best describe the sheer genius of this man's talent. His lines dance across the page with boldness and fluidity, every stroke. For anyone interested in watching a modern master think and work with a pencil, definitely buy this book! Don't walk, run!!! Each page is a study in masterful composition and caricature, each sketch screaming with boldness and sheer energy. This book is breathtaking yet inspiring, and should most definitely be in anyone's library as a master resource for the utmost in eye candy splendor! I can't wait to get my copy!" -JOHN NEVAREZ, Story and film artist.
Former story artist at Pixar, Thomas' freelance career started with his first cover for MAD Magazine in 1995.
After moving from New York City to Minneapolis, the New York Times called and things took off from there.
Today, Thomas' clients include the Village Voice, TIME, DerSpiegel, Entertainment Weekly, ESPN, Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, Fisher Price, and Coca-Cola. Some of Thomas' favorite work is done weekly for the Weekly Standard.Thomas' work has been selected by the Society of Illustrators in New York, the Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, and Communication Arts.
In 2005, Thomas won a gold medal for his portrait of Hillary Clinton in Spectrum, the best in contemporary fantastic art. He has a TIME cover that hangs in The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, and currently has five covers featured in the international traveling show "The Art Of DerSpiegel, Cover Illustrations Covering Five Decades."