I'm not crazy about Disney storytelling, but I have to admit that their cartoons sure are fun to look at - and even when they are translated into books by great artists like Mel Crawford and Al Dempster.
Mel Crawford has a more distinct style and his details are clearer, but on the other hand, Dempster's compositions and moods are wonderful.
Is there really any doubt that this wasn't a Golden Age for kids? What do we have today that can come even close to the fun and beauty of these?
These illustrations are from Barbie's collection, which she is kind enough to share with the world.
Barbie's Disney BooksI have no idea who this artist is, but he sure as hell can draw!
Look at the perspective and positioning of Alice's cankles. Fantastic drawing!
There is a modern painter of eye candy too: