Born in Jamaica, New York, Harry Schaare was a prolific illustrator who worked for practically every major paperback publisher in New York City. He also did countless illustrations for different magazines and even painted the design that was used for a Star Wars bedspread. Schaare attended the New York School of Architecture and the Pratt Institute. He served as an artist for the U.S. Air Force and over twenty-five of his works are currently included in the United States Air Force collection.
You can see more of his work at http://www.harryschaare.com/