Illustrating Metallic Surfaces

William Nicholson, 1911, peas
‘The Gold Jug,’ (1937) by Sir William Nicholson (1872–1949)
Poster produced for British Railways in 1952 showing the Pacific Plover locomotive crossing the Forth Rail Bridge. Artwork by Terence T. Cuneo (1907-1996)
Poster produced for British Railways in 1952 showing the Pacific Plover locomotive crossing the Forth Rail Bridge. Artwork by Terence T. Cuneo (1907-1996)
Mike Jeffries night lorry
Mike Jeffries night lorry
1963 Pontiac Grand Prix – ‘Loire Canal’ – Arthur ‘Art’ M. Fitzpatrick (1919-2015) and Van Justin Kaufman (1918-1995)
Art Fitzpatrick (1919-2015) 1960 Pontiac
Bump Mobile cover illustration by Albert W. Hampson. ‘The Saturday Evening Post’ (June 22, 1940)
The Iron Man (pictures by Chris Mould)
The Iron Man (pictures by Chris Mould). This book was turned into an animated film called The Iron Giant.
Russian futuristic building
Jan Marcin Szancer, Tygrys w pociągu, 1964
Shotaro Honda, illus. for Kodomo no kuni, vol.II, no. 3, 1932 metal
Shotaro Honda, illus. for Kodomo no kuni, vol.II, no. 3, 1932
Bruce Pennington (born 1944) 1970 book cover illustration for A.E. van Vogt's Children of Tomorrow
Bruce Pennington (born 1944) 1970 book cover illustration for A.E. van Vogt’s Children of Tomorrow
from an Eagle annual
1941 November, cover by George Giusti WW2
Designed and illustrated by Emanuel Schongut (circa 1960s)
llustrated by R.C. Swanson, 1960 advertisement for Sharon Steel
Tea (1872) by James Tissot (French, 1836-1902). Met Museum of Art. This painting is a near repeat of the left-hand side of a larger work by Tissot, Bad News (also 1872)
William McGregor Paxton - The Samovar 1926
William McGregor Paxton – The Samovar 1926
Poster-by-Vincenzo-Ceccanti-about-1900
J.C.Leyendecker 1940 advertisement for Pan American Coffee Bureau. Caption reads: What every young girl should know, followed by Americans’ coffee drinking habits and instructions for how to make instant coffee.
Gourmet Magazine January 1959 with Apricot Jam, Eggs, and a Shiny Pan
Gourmet Magazine January 1959 with Apricot Jam, Eggs, and a Shiny Pan
December 1952 Time Magazine look at future space travel, art by Boris Artzybasheff metal
Dean Ellis (1920 - 2009) 1971 book cover for Star Born by Andre Norton
Dean Ellis (1920 – 2009) 1971 book cover for Star Born by Andre Norton
from an Eagle annual the distant future
from an Eagle annual the distant future
from an Eagle annual the distant future
from Spork
Robert Fuqua (1905-1959)
Robert Fuqua (1905-1959)
Albert Lynch (1851-1912) Joan of Arc, an engraving from Figaro Illustre magazine
THE LITERARY DIGEST December 10, 1921 League of Nations; Manhattan Plan Pebeco Toothpaste advertisement

Header image made with Midjourney: a metallic landscape, reflecting sunlight