jiri trnka 5

5 01 2011

JIRI TRNKA, the czech master of puppet-animation and children book illustration, created the artwork below. these beautiful colored pen and ink drawings are my favorite of his children book work. the book was published 1982 as LA CHAUMIERE EN PAIN D’EPICE by artia publishing prague and gruend publishing paris. ISBN 2-7000-1420-0

© jiri trnka



8 responses

5 01 2011

thanks for posting these.they still look fresh and “modern”
wish you a blessed new year!

5 01 2011
Jeremy Ferguson

These are absolutely stunning. Beautiful, flowing work. Thanks for showing these.

5 01 2011
Michelle Folkman

Inspiring, thank you!

7 01 2011

I like it, specially the birds and the color…beautiful.

15 01 2011
Chan Ghee Leow

These are quite exquisite. I especially like the first one with just the shy woodland animals. The squirrels are a real charm!

20 01 2011
william wray

master of stumpwash.

26 01 2011
Eric Noble

Brilliant illustrations!! Excellent use of color and masterful, exciting compositions. Thank you for sharing these wonderful treasures!

12 03 2011
Jonathan McNally

Thank you, thank you, for your periodic Trnka posts.

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