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'''Earle Oakes''' is a  magic illustrator who has worked with [[Kaufman and Company]] and [[Hermetic Press]].  
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'''Earle Oakes''' was a  magic illustrator who has worked with [[Kaufman and Company]] and [[Hermetic Press]].  
  
 
His work is noted for its remarkable detail and wonderful sense of line. The hands have an almost three-dimensional modeled quality.
 
His work is noted for its remarkable detail and wonderful sense of line. The hands have an almost three-dimensional modeled quality.
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Oakes has illustrated [[Magicana]] in [[Genii]] since 1999 when it was purchased from the Larsen family by [[The Genii Corporation]].
 
Oakes has illustrated [[Magicana]] in [[Genii]] since 1999 when it was purchased from the Larsen family by [[The Genii Corporation]].
  
His final illustrations will appear in the [[Genii 2011 November|November issue of Genii 2011]].<ref>http://www.geniimagazine.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=252954#Post252954</ref>
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An Army Aircorps pilot during World War II, Earle was a lifelong artist. He and his brothers produced architectural renderings of most major building projects in Philadelphia for forty years (1951-1992). Following "retirement" he applied his energy and talent to two of his passions–magic and origami–by illustrating books and magazines.
  
== Books (as illustrator) ==
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== Books (as Illustrator) ==
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* [[Secrets Draun from Underground]]
 
* [[Jennings '67]]
 
* [[Jennings '67]]
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* [[Magie Duvivier]]
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* [[Mastering the Art of Magic]] by [[Eugene Burger]]
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* [[Folding Money Fooling]] by [[Robert Neale]]
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* [[The Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields]] by [[Jon Racherbaumer]]
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* [[Gene Maze and the Art of Bottom Dealing]]
 
* [[Vis a Vis: A Jack Avis Book]]
 
* [[Vis a Vis: A Jack Avis Book]]
 
* [[The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser]]
 
* [[The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser]]
 
* [[The Mysteries of My Life: Rene Lavand]]
 
* [[The Mysteries of My Life: Rene Lavand]]
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* [[The Berglas Effects]]
  
  

Revision as of 18:18, 19 September 2011

Earle Oakes
Born1923
DiedSeptember 17 2011

Earle Oakes was a magic illustrator who has worked with Kaufman and Company and Hermetic Press.

His work is noted for its remarkable detail and wonderful sense of line. The hands have an almost three-dimensional modeled quality.

Oakes has illustrated Magicana in Genii since 1999 when it was purchased from the Larsen family by The Genii Corporation.

An Army Aircorps pilot during World War II, Earle was a lifelong artist. He and his brothers produced architectural renderings of most major building projects in Philadelphia for forty years (1951-1992). Following "retirement" he applied his energy and talent to two of his passions–magic and origami–by illustrating books and magazines.

Books (as Illustrator)


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