Old School Storytelling of Thomas Ehretsmann

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Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 12.55.32 PM Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 12.53.53 PM Screen Shot 2016-02-02 at 12.53.15 PMWhat can one say about the moody, penetrating, and intense paintings of Thomas Ehretsmann? Nothing more than they are a timeless method of telling a story through the art and craft of illustration. Oh and Gold Medals from the Society of Illustrators. There’s that.

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Author:Mark Kaufman

Mark Kaufman is a partner at Vivitiv, an issue oriented design firm providing creative services for organizations involved in housing, technology issues, education, the environment, and the arts. His illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Progressive, National Lampoon, The Stranger, and The Oxford American. Mr. Kaufman writes and draws the comic strips American Affairs Desk and I Drew This Thing. Mark is Vice President Communications, ICON9 The Illustration Conference and is an editor at Illustration Age. Mark Kaufman's Illustration Site ///// Vivitiv Issue Oriented Design

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3 Comments on “Old School Storytelling of Thomas Ehretsmann”

  1. February 10, 2016 at 6:42 am #

    Excellent! – Really a great look – bravo!

  2. February 11, 2016 at 4:46 am #

    don’t like this one, there is enough violence in this world it is not the artists job to advertise it but to inspire a more enlightened civilized world. don’t like the look of any of these men. Wouldn’t like to meet them in a dark street.

  3. February 11, 2016 at 9:51 am #

    I never liked the looks of Richard Nixon or Henry Kissinger either,


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