John Scott Art

Harry Anderson posed for John Scott’s Oct 1973 SPORTS AFIELD cover!

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JOHN SCOTT Art

John Scott was another artist friend of Harry Anderson!

Born:  1907  /   Died:  October 20, 1987

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John Scott’s Studio at his home in Connecticut:

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John Scott’s Last Painting

Photo taken July 2nd, 1987 (3 1/2 months before he died) — provided by his daughter Cam — you can see how he put his reference material around the painting he was working on:

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John Scott was featured in ILLUSTRATION Magazine #14 in 2005

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John Scott started as a pulp cover artist, and did 331 covers… he signed his name “J.W. Scott”

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… then in 1941 he renounced his entire body of work for the pulps and never again signed his name “J.W. Scott” as he strived to move up to the more sophisticated arena of magazine illustration….

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John Scott’s 1958 ELKS Magazine cover:

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See the magazine the high steel worker is reading?

“SPACEMAN ADVENTURE”!

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Obviously a tribute to his earlier science fiction pulp art!

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WWII – YANK Magazine

John Scott joined the Army Corps of Engineers in 1942, then in 1943 he was appointed to YANK Magazine as an “artist in uniform” — then in December 1944 became the official Art Editor of the British Edition of YANK Magazine in London. 

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John Scott’s

Magazine Illustration Art

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BELOW:  John Scott’s daughter Cam posed for the girl in this one!

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John Scott’s wife Flavia posed as the woman loading the rifle….

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Cam and her Mom posed for this one from 1962:

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A 2nd version:

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John Scott’s Nature Art

for SPORTS AFIELD

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1961 Art Prints Ad — only $1 each!!!

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BELOW:  John Scott’s daugther Cam posed for this painting, here’s the pic of her on her horse:

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40 of John Scott’s

SPORTS AFIELD Covers

(In order of publication, 1950-1971)

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John Scott’s

GARCIA Ads & Cover Art

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John Scott’s Art for the

Petroleum Museum in Midland, Texas

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John Scott’s Art

for the LDS Church

 

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John Scott’s wife FLAVIA

A 1948 pic of Flavia Scott posing — at the time she was 6 weeks pregnant with her daughter Cam, who has helped contribute to this webpage…

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Flavia was a watercolor artist, she did still life illustrations that are rarely seen…

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Flavia’s father was FRANK C. BENSING the famous illustrator….

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And finally….

A self-portrait that John Scott did when he was just 16 years old!

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