'Charlotte Amalie Harbor'
'By Force of Arms'
'Lords of the Queen'
Dennis Lyall is a native of Iowa, and
graduate of the University of Kansas (1968). He was awarded a Gold Medal
for his work, while still a student, by the Society of Illustrators.
His career as an artist and illustrator have spanned 37 years. During
his career, he has painted for many of America’s biggest and most
successful advertisers and publishers. Clients have included Reader’s
Digest, General Electric, Nabisco, Random House, NBC and National
He is well known for his designs for postage
stamps. The U.S. Postal Service has issued 34 stamps of his design,
including work in the current “Celebrate the Century” series, and the
recent Irish Immigration issue.
Dennis Lyall often has work chosen
for inclusion in the Society of Illustrators Annual exhibition. He is also
a portrait artist, and has work in several private collections, as well as
the collections of the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Coast Guard and Northeast
He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of
the Society of Illustrators in New York City.
Draw with Dennis Lyall
View a fascinating video presented
by Master Artist, Dennis Lyall. Drawing is difficult because it involves
the hands and the eyes... and the eyes are the problem. All of us LOOK,
but few of us SEE. Check out this short video for a few more details and a
quick drawing demonstration. Anyone with the interest and determination to
draw can master the skill. It just takes practice (and patience) at
training oneself to SEE. Even if you are interested in computer graphics,
you need to know the basics of drawing, and I can help you.