Johnny Shumate

Illustrator of:

The AK-47, The Anti-Tank Rifle, Armies of the Baltic Independence Wars 1918–20, Avenging Angel, The Barrett Rifle, The Bazooka, Bazooka vs Panzer, Behind Soviet Lines, The Beretta M9 Pistol, Blackbeard’s Last Fight, Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier, Bradley vs BMP, British Paratrooper vs Fallschirmjäger, British Sniping Rifles since 1970, Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns, Browning .50-caliber Machine Guns, The Browning Automatic Rifle, Carlson’s Marine Raiders, Chinese Soldier vs Japanese Soldier, The Cimbrian War 113–101 BC, Continental vs Redcoat, Corregidor 1945, Cromwell vs Jagdpanzer IV, Crusader vs M13/40, Early Military Rifles, East Africa Campaign 1940–41, Finnish Soldier vs Soviet Soldier, The Finnish-Soviet Winter War 1939–40, The FN MAG Machine Gun, The FN Minimi Light Machine Gun, French Foreign Légionnaire vs Viet Minh Insurgent, The Gatling Gun, Gebirgsjäger vs Soviet Sailor, German Infantryman vs Soviet Rifleman, German Machine Guns of World War I, The German Navy in World War II, German Soldier vs Soviet Soldier, Gothic Serpent, Ground Forces in the Korean War 1950–53 (1), Ground Forces in the Korean War 1950–53 (2), The Hand Grenade, Hitler's Eastern Legions 1942–45, Hitler’s Blitzkrieg Enemies 1940, Hitler’s Russian & Cossack Allies 1941–45, Hitlerjugend Soldier vs Canadian Soldier, The Hunt for Pancho Villa, Infantry Antiaircraft Missiles, Israeli Soldier vs Syrian Soldier, Italian Army Elite Units & Special Forces 1940–43, Japanese Conquest of Burma 1942, Japanese Infantryman vs US Marine Rifleman, Katana, Kill Rommel!, Killing Bin Laden, King's African Rifles Soldier vs Schutztruppe Soldier, Knight’s Move, The Last Ride of the James–Younger Gang, The Los Banos Prison Camp Raid, The Luger, M113 APC 1960–75, The M14 Battle Rifle, The M16, The M4 Carbine, M48 Patton vs Centurion, M50 Ontos and M56 Scorpion 1956–70, The Medieval Cannon 1326–1494, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive 1918, The Modern Russian Army 1992–2016, The Mosin-Nagant Rifle, MP 38 and MP 40 Submachine Guns, The MP5 Submachine Gun, Mukden 1905, Oldest Allies, Operation Eagle Claw 1980, Operation Totalize 1944, Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck, Panzerfaust vs Sherman, Panzergrenadier vs US Armored Infantryman, Pegasus Bridge, Polish Legions 1914–19, The Reconquest of Burma 1944–45, Red Christmas, The Revenge of the 47 Ronin, Ride Around Missouri, Roman Soldier vs Parthian Warrior, Romania 1944, Roughshod Through Dixie, Russia's Five-Day War, Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991, Sagger Anti-Tank Missile vs M60 Main Battle Tank, Samurai vs Ashigaru, Second Arakan 1943–44, Sharpshooting Rifles of the American Civil War, Siege of Budapest 1944–45, Sniping Rifles in the War Against Japan 1941–45, Sniping Rifles on the Eastern Front 1939–45, South American Battleships 1908–59, Soviet Airborne Forces 1930–91, Soviet Naval Infantry 1917–91, Soviet Paratrooper vs Mujahideen Fighter, Soviet Partisan vs German Security Soldier, Soviet Pistols, Soviet Soldier vs Finnish Soldier, Soviet State Security Services 1917–46, Spetsnaz, St Lô 1944, Stirling’s Desert Triumph, Storm-333, Storming Monte La Difensa, The Swamp Fox, Takur Ghar, Templar Knight vs Mamluk Warrior, Tomahawk and Musket, Tombstone, Union Sharpshooter vs Confederate Sharpshooter, US Air Cavalry Trooper vs North Vietnamese Soldier, US Flush-Deck Destroyers 1916–45, US Grenade Launchers, US Marine in World War I, US Marine vs Japanese Infantryman, US Marine vs Japanese Soldier, US Marine vs North Korean Soldier, US Marine vs NVA Soldier, US Soldier vs British Soldier, The Uzi Submachine Gun, Viking Warrior vs Frankish Warrior, Waffen-SS Soldier vs Soviet Rifleman, Walker Bulldog vs T-54, Weapons of the Samurai, Weapons of the US Special Operations Command, Weapons of the Viking Warrior, The Winter Campaign in Italy 1943, World War II German Motorized Infantry & Panzergrenadiers, World War II US Navy Special Warfare Units, Yalu River 1950–51, Yugoslav Armies 1941–45


Johnny Shumate works as a freelance illustrator living in Nashville, Tennessee. He began his career in 1987 after graduating from Austin Peay State University. Most of his work is rendered in Adobe Photoshop using a Cintiq monitor. His greatest influences are Angus McBride, Don Troiani, and Édouard Detaille.

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