The Art of Drawing with Pencil, Pen and Brush - From the Estate of Nick Meglin


 

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Description

From the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin" numbered and signed by his daughter Diane Meglin.

"Step by step instruction and demonstrations of techniques for drawing in line and wash" by this illustrator and record album cover artist. MB 409 in the Grumbacher Library--similar in format to the Walter Foster Art Series. A very sharp copy of a hard to find title.

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Nick Meglin (July 30, 1935 – June 2, 2018) spent 48 years at Mad, from 1956 through his retirement in 2004, holding the position of Editor for 20 years. Bill Gaines called Meglin “the heart of Mad” and “the soul and conscience of Mad,” and he was responsible for recruiting many of the artists and writers. 

Meglin earned a certificate from the School of Visual Arts (where he met lifelong friend and colleague Angelo Torres), He was a member of the legendary Fleagle Gang, a group that included Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, Roy Krenkel, Angelo Torres and George Woodbridge. He was later an art instructor at SVA. His books include The Art of Humorous Illustration and Drawing from Within.

Each of the books from the collection of Nick Meglin include a Certificate of Authenticity from the family, stating  "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of Nick Meglin" and numbered and signed by his daughter Diane Meglin. The icing on the cake is the COA features a portrait of Meglin by Legendary Mad artist Mort Drucker!

Features

David Stone Martin

Condition & Attributes

Near Fine (very light wear)
From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity

Creators

David Stone
Martin

Publishing Information

New York
Grumbacher
1973

Physical Description

13 inches
10.5 inches
28 pages
61 black & white illustrations
softcover
wraps