Authors that also made art

Lewis Carroll

Carroll got a camera at a young age, and began photographing almost as much as he wrote! Rarely have his photos been seen publically, but they are remarkably whimsical, as was much of Alice in Wonderland.

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Sylvia Plath

Plath made some great pieces while studying art at Smith College in Massachusetts. By the age of 20 she turned her concentration to writing.

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Kurt Vonnegut

Doodle-like and kooky, his drawings filled letters, books and margins along with inspiring countless tattoos from his fans.

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William Blake

Quite the oil painter, Blake produced some remarkable pieces in his time with the Royal Academy.

The House of Death 1795/c.1805 William Blake 1757-1827 Presented by W. Graham Robertson 1939 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/N05060

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Leonard Cohen

A many of many talents Cohen, his art is bright and bold with lines that

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Rudyard Kipling

Kipling did all the illustrations for his, “just so stories”.

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The Cat That Walked By Himself Painting by Rudyard Kipling; The Cat That Walked By Himself Art Print for sale
The Cat That Walked By Himself Painting by Rudyard Kipling; The Cat That Walked By Himself Art Print for sale

Happy Reading…and maybe drawing…

Best,

Rebecca Lee Robinson

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