New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Hans Brinker

By Al R. Young The Hans Brinker issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Fancy A Dutch Tiled Hearth (1 page)Hearth - Gift Boxes For Glittering Contents (1 page)Kitchen - Two Cakes Apiece At Supper At Supper (3 pages)Music - Inviting Song And Sweet Melody (1 page)Garden - Flowers Upon The Table (1 page)Workshops - A Saint Nicholas Corner (2 pages)Bookshelf - [Selections From St... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 4 No. 1, 2003, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Sherlock Holmes

By Al R. Young The Sherlock Holmes issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - At 221B Baker Street (1 page)Hearth - Envelopes With The Charm Of Variety (1 page)Kitchen - An Epicurean Hamper (1 page)Music - To While Away Autumnal Evenings (3 pages)Garden - What A Lovely Thing A Rose Is! (1 page)Workshops - A Baker Street Stand For Books Or Music (3 pages)Bookshelf - [Arthur Conan Doyle] (1 page)Lead - The Genius And Wonder Of The Thing (3 pages)Glass - Dressed Like A Gentleman (2 pages)Attic - Living Richly Without Being Rich (1 page)Studio - Something Unique (1 page)Veranda - [Shipping Time At The Ranch] (1 page)Garret - Daring To Flower, And Flower Again (2 pages)Sherlock Holmes is the 24th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 3 No. 6, 2003, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues


Limited Edition Prints: All 14 editions by the Artists of Al Young Studios

By Al R. Young The Limited Edition Collection consists of 66 artworks hand drawn as lithographic images by Al R. Young and Ashton Young, respectively.  These finely crafted miniatures were then printed in collaboration with artist and master printer Wayne Kimball.

The process by which these artworks were produced, including the documentation of their creation, make them collectible in the finest tradition of original, signed, numbered, and limited-edition fine art prints.

Links to the following editions take you to the documentation and commentary for the edition as well as the commercial product page for each artwork in the edition... Read more »

Tags: Elspeth’s Hollyhocks, North Shore, Nasturtium, Wald Kirche, Old Dominion, Scabiosa, A Boy’s Prayer, Foxglove, Moonlit, Waiting, Untitled, Narcissus on beige paper, Narcissus on gray paper, July, The Almira, Columbine, Maine, Final Draft,


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm

By Al R. Young The Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - The Monday Washing (3 pages)Kitchen - A Riverboro Colation (4 pages)Music - Friday Afternoon Recitations (2 pages)Garden - That Winter Must Ever Come … (4 pages)Workshops - Out Of Unpromising Material (3 pages)Bookshelf - [Kate Douglas Wiggin] (1 page)Lead - In The Spirit Of Porch Swings (1 page)Glass - Flowers For Dress-Up (1 page)Attic - [Living Richly Without Being Rich] (1 page)Studio - Daydreaming: A Moment Of Renewal (3 pages)Veranda - [One Real Home Always Makes Others] (3 pages)Garret - The Sifting Of Forgetfulness (2 pages)Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm is the 23rd issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 3 No. 5, 2003, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues


Limited Edition Prints: Edition 14 published

By Al R. Young The key image(s) for this edition (these editions) of original lithographs (was) were hand-drawn by the artist on a single slab of Bavarian limestone some time ago.  The pale colored flats were prepared on an aluminum plate by the printer.  Processing, proofing, printing, and all curatorial work were done by hand by Wayne Kimball in his studio.  Trial proofing took place early in July 2003, and final edition printing was completed on 19 July 2003.

This edition (these editions) of original lithographs is (are) comprised only of the impressions enumerated in the following table... Read more »

Tags: Anne Girl, The Pond, Tacy, Anthony Trollope 1, Ratty’s River, 2003, Limited Editions Collection, News


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - The Last Chronicle Of Barset

By Al R. Young The The Last Chronicle Of Barset issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Painting Polly's Pianoforte (2 pages)Kitchen - Victorian Country Fare: Puddings (3 pages)Music - Mr. Harding's Evensong (2 pages)Garden - Pleasant With Old Trees (1 page)Workshops - Simply "Toogood:" Remaking A Piano (3 pages)Lead - The Last Chronicle Of Barset: A Stay In The Country (1 page)Glass - Something Picturesque (1 page)Studio - Black-Eyed Susan (1 page)Garret - Breaking The Code (2 pages)The Last Chronicle Of Barset is the 22nd issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 3 No. 4, 2003, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues


Illustration: Blessed

By Al R. Young
High-resolution digital copies are available from the Studios for use as illustrations.  Use the serial number—appearing below the thumbnail—in requesting permission from the Studios (see links at the bottom of this page for detail).


The correct form of attribution when publishing an image is specified in the license agreement issued to the publisher by Al Young Studios.Guidelines for requests to copy or publish artworks created by the Artists of Al Young Studios

Guidelines for commissioning Al Young Studios to create illustrations
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The original image is available for sale, please contact us for details... Read more »

Tags: Blessed, 2003, People and Stories of the Bible


Elspeth C. Young completes new oil painting - "Blessed"

By Al R. Young Blessed is the newest oil painting to be added to the line of original artworks from Al Young Studios.

Click here to see a larger image of the new painting, read the artist's commentary, and look at the selection of prints--if any are available.... Read more »

Tags: Blessed, 2003, Elspeth C. Young, Legacy, News, Oil paintings and prints, Women of the Bible Art Collection


Tools, Supplies & Operations: Scaffolding brush holder and shelf

By Al R. Young

For Studios projects requiring scaffolding, this painted-wood brush holder was made to simply drop in place on top of the side of the scaffolding (a ProJax Multi-Purpose unit manufactured by bil-jax) that has served very well for quite a few years.

Many of the studio accessories that we have made of wood are painted green.  We keep on hand a water-base interior paint that we use to coat the painted accessories, once in a while, so they don't accumulate a lot of paint-spatter... Read more »

Tags: 2003, Tools supplies and operations


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - The Secret Garden

By Al R. Young The The Secret Garden issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - A House On The Edge Of The Moor (1 page)Sewing - A Garden Journal: Magical Refuge (1 page)Kitchen - Pocket Treats: Nut And Shell (1 page)Music - Music To Charm The Animals (1 page)Garden - A Secret Garden Compendium (3 pages)Workshops - A Visit To Thwaite (2 pages)Lead - The Secret Garden: Through Hidden Doors (1 page)Studio - Elspeth's Hollyhocks: A Child's Faith (1 page)Garret - Recalling Happiness (5 pages)The Secret Garden is the 21st issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 3 No. 3, 2003, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues


New Issue of the Storybook Home Shipped - Pride and Prejudice

By Al R. Young The Pride and Prejudice issue of The Storybook Home Journal is now available from Al Young Studios.  This issue features these regular sections:Decorating - Austen In The Original: Truly Accomplished (2 pages)Kitchen - Nuncheon: Cold Meat, Cakes, And Finest Fruits (2 pages)Music - Play On Pleyel (2 pages)Garden - A Garnishing Garden (2 pages)Workshops - Library Shelves That Invite Reading (2 pages)Lead - Pride And Prejudice: A Visit To Pemberley (1 page)Studio - Narcissus (3 pages)Garret - Where Was I? (2 pages)Pride and Prejudice is the 20th issue of the Journal, published bi-monthly since November 2000... Read more »

Tags: Vol. 3 No. 2, 2003, News, The Storybook Home Journal issues


Illustration: The Protector

By Al R. Young
High-resolution digital copies are available from the Studios for use as illustrations.  Use the serial number—appearing below the thumbnail—in requesting permission from the Studios (see links at the bottom of this page for detail).


The correct form of attribution when publishing an image is specified in the license agreement issued to the publisher by Al Young Studios.Guidelines for requests to copy or publish artworks created by the Artists of Al Young Studios

Guidelines for commissioning Al Young Studios to create illustrations
Return to this portfolio
Browse all portfolios
Browse Newsroom articles about Illustration
The original image is available for sale, please contact us for details... Read more »

Tags: The Protector, 2003, People and Stories of the Bible


Elspeth C. Young completes new oil painting - "The Protector"

By Al R. Young The Protector is the newest oil painting to be added to the line of original artworks from Al Young Studios.

Click here to see a larger image of the new painting, read the artist's commentary, and look at the selection of prints--if any are available.... Read more »

Tags: The Protector, 2003, Elspeth C. Young, Legacy, News, Oil paintings and prints, Women of the Bible Art Collection