William Steig was a prolific illustrator and the artist behind the original Shrek! He made decades of contributions to the New Yorker and later in life authored some lovely children’s books.
Here is a small tribute, adapted from The Amazing Bone.
William Steig is the creator of the inimitable Shrek! The original of which looks quite different from the DreamWorks version, but both have their merits. Steig was a contributor to the New Yorker for decades and later in life became an acclaimed children’s book author.
The following is a copy of a watercolour from The Amazing Bone.