Illustration: Heinz Edelmann

"Heinz Edelmann is a German illustrator and designer. He was born in 1934 in Czechoslovakia He is a well-known illustrator in Europe, but is probably most famous for his art direction and character designs for the 1968 animated film Yellow Submarine." (Wikipedia)

Some more Edelmann creatures here.



Sash said...

Look like a Human Mad Mad Hater :P

You can see its a German illustraton somehow.

P-E Fronning said...

The handlebars on this example certainly points to Germany ;)
In general I feel his style belongs to, at least, a east-central European tradition. Somehow I want to place him together with some Polish illustrators...