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Newly found John Steel model art….
Sometimes the model boxes are in rough shape….
Sometimes I find great images of the original art….
JOHN STEEL Art
John Steel did the cover for my NEW ILLUSTRATED MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY book, a beautiful painting of the H.M.S. Bounty arriving at Pitcairn Island:
I had heard that this was his final painting he did before passing away on August 9th, 1998 at the age of 77 — so I was interested in finding some of his earlier art…..
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John Steel’s SKIN DIVER magazine covers 1950-1965
John did a b&w version of this illustration in the June 1964 issue….