Rudy de Reyna (fl. c. 1955 - 1980) was a Spanish artist who was educated in England, Mexico, and the United States. De Reyna began his career as an artist painting movie posters in California, and, later in his career, moved to Westport, Connecticut to teach fine art at the Famous Artists School. He eventually moved to Sandwich, Massachusetts on Cape Cod where he continued his painting. De Reyna is known for detailed, realistic oils and watercolors. He wrote several books, one of which is entitled How to Draw What You See that was a best seller and has been a popular art instruction book for the last thirty-five years.