Gil Elvgren’s Technique

by Matthew Innis |

  On page 36 of Gil Elvgren: The Complete Pin-Ups, Charles Martignette wrote of Elvgen’s processes: Gil Elvgren’s ability to capture the spirit of American feminine beauty was unsurpassed. His pin-ups were pictures of real girls in real, everyday situations. Sometimes they were a bit exaggerated, but they always worked. Painting with thirty-two colors on…

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