Chad’s Design For Television (1960)

Remember those matchbooks that said ‘Draw Me!’ on the front? They advertised a correspondence course called ‘Famous Artists’. Everyone made fun of ‘draw Bi

Remember those matchbooks that said ‘Draw Me!’ on the front? They advertised a correspondence course called ‘Famous Artists’. Everyone made fun of ‘draw Binky the Skunk any size but the same size’; but the truth of the matter was that the Famous Artists Course was no laughing matter — it was one of the best art instructional courses ever created. Founded by Norman Rockwell in the early 1950s, Famous Artists had three courses… Painting, Illustration/Design and Cartooning… (Thanks Boing Boing!)


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Date:
November 24, 2016
Author:
XPLANE