Simplified Ink Pen & Brush Drawing, The Materials, Techniques, Methods And How To Use Them Most Effectively by Carlson, Charles X. Published by Melior Books, NY, 1944. 4to up to 12″ tall; 48 pages including contents. Stapled illustrated card covers, Illustrated throughout by Carlson with in text pictures and several full-page drawings including figures, boats, phantasy and grotesque. Lightest of toning and shelf wear and otherwise in fine, collectible condition.
Charles X Carlson (1902-1991) was an illustrator, cartoonist, mural painter and teacher. He painted through the Great Depression, making small pictures and selling a lot of them for small amounts of money. He is credited for painting murals for Ford, General Motors and the Historical Museum of New York. Hundreds of his paintings are held around the world in private collections.