Welcome to Word & Pictures Pioneers

One page tributes to some of the men and women who combined words and pictures in unique and/or wonderful ways! Our current menu includes; the anonymous monks who worked between the margins over one thousand years ago to create the miracle that is the Book of Kells, William Hogarth the first Western artist to recognize the impact illustrated sequential panels could have on a story, William Blake the singular genius whose illustrations of his philosophical musings and poetry through painting, engraving and printing became known as his “illuminated writings”, Max Fleischman the anti-Disney, Winsor McCay the father of animation and creator of Little Nemo in Slumberland  and many more!