Weekend writing prompt: 9/20

This week's wwp is called: Robert McGinnis

McGinnis is a prolific mid-century illustrator who's most known for doing James Bond related pieces. The keyword for this weekend, isn't necessarily to choose a piece of artwork of Robert's and write about it; but to find a mid century illustration that speaks to you and write about it.

Here are some other artists to google for inspiration:

Andy Virgil

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Coby Whitmore

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Bob Peak

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Jon Whitcomb

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Al Parker

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And Robert McGinnis, of course!

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Clicking on each of these images links straight to an image search for the artist.

If digging through a particular artist's style isn't your thing, here are a couple pinterest boards with good collections of images:

http://www.pinterest.com/bittaterrific/kitchen-of-the-future/  (I may be bias, because that one's mine...LOL)

http://www.pinterest.com/aitaidas/illustration/ (This one is also great!)

Roger Wilkerson is also the *king* of this stuff on tumblr.

I found these websites when I was searching for which piece to use to represent each artist:

Today's Inspiration &

So Much Pileup

Lastly, if you have a little extra $$ laying around, this book is one of my absolute favorites, and a definite must-have if this sort of art tickles your fancy.

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I don't remember it being nearly this expensive, ack! 

I could write a million LSoH posts on this stuff, because the complexity of America in a time where the art depicted is so...simple... it just astounds me.

Find a picture that really grabs you, and write about it!

Happy writing, & happy weekend~!

-Mac

PS:

I found this post on the Writer's Archive, and it looks absurdly helpful. Check it out!