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Mel Hunter

 (1927 - 2004)
Mel Hunter was active/lived in Illinois, Vermont.  Mel Hunter is known for scientific illustration, magazines, ecological books for children.

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Mel Hunter


Mel Hunter (1927-2004)

He entered college a year early.  After college, he held a variety of jobs, from pumping gas to writing copy for an insurance firm and selling insurance on a Fair circuit.  Eventually he traveled to the West Coast in search of employment.
 
In 1950, Mel made up his mind to pursue a career in art and decided to teach himself illustration skills, which he did after work, on weekends and all other spare time, working at his kitchen table.  Following three years of steady effort, the self-taught artist sold his first color cover idea to Galaxy Magazine.  He also talked himself into a job as technical illustrator at Northrop, where he painted pictures for the Pentagon of adva  ...  Displaying 750 of 8308 characters.




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About  Mel Hunter

Born:  1927 - Oak Park, Illinois
Died:   2004 - Vermont
Known for:  scientific illustration, magazines, ecological books for children