Friday Favorites #15: Illustrator Spotlight on Skottie Young


Tressa from Tressa’s Wishful Endings hosts this meme every Friday.  She is taking a short break from the meme, but I am still posting as often as I can.  I use the meme to highlight some of my favorite illustrators.

 Today I am featuring the amazingly talented Skottie Young!

About Skottie Young:

Skottie Young has been an illustrator and cartoonist for over ten
years working for entertainment and publishing companies such Marvel,
Warner Bros., Image, Upper Deck, Mattel, and many more.

He is currently illustrating the New York Times Best Selling and
Eisner Award Nominated adaptions of L. Frank Baum’s OZ novels with
writer Eric Shanower.  The series has gained acclaim from both fans and

Skottie currently lives in Illinois with his family, Casey, Baxter and their Saint Bernard, Emma.

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How could anyone not love this guy’s artwork?  It is so busy and full of action!  Skottie really puts a lot of umph into his art.  If his personality is anything like his illustrations, I bet he is a riot to hang out with!

If you want to experience Skottie Young’s artwork at it’s best, just check out the new Neil Gaiman book he illustrated called Fortunately, the Milk.

Books with Art by Skottie Young:

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    Tressa S
    October 19, 2013 at 2:12 am

    There is a lot of movement in these, which is amazing since it's a drawing. Thanks for sharing!

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