Illustration

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Beschreibung

Illustration practice is not judged purely by visual literacy and technical qualities, but also requires intellectual engagement with its subject matter. Illustration: A Theoretical & Contextual Perspective, 2nd Edition examines the breadth and many uses of this diverse discipline, through nearly 300 colour examples.

From developing a brief, conducting research and analysing visual language, the book goes on to explore the role of illustration in documentation, commentary, storytelling, persuasion and identity. It concludes with an overview of current professional practice, demonstrating that the ability to communicate meaningfully and effectively for a global audience is key to navigating today's creative industries.

Examples of work from award-winning illustrators showcase a huge range of applications, from the author's own collaboration with the British Museum of Natural History and Olivier Kugler's Portraits of Syrian Refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, to Levi Pinfold's fictional picture book Black Dog and Malika Favre's promotional images for the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Film Awards.



Autorentext

Alan Male is an illustrator, academic and writer. He directed the Illustration programme at Falmouth University, UK for many years, leading it to gain an international reputation for excellence. He is now Emeritus Professor and a keynote speaker on the international stage. He has written and edited several books about illustration and has won a number of international awards for his work.



Inhalt

1. Education
The Program of Work
Developing the Brief
Answering the Brief
The Conceptual Process
Research
Drawing

2. The Nature of Imagery
Visual Language
Visual Metaphor
Pictorial Truths
Aesthetics and Non-Aesthetics

3. The Role of Illustration
Documentation, Reference and Instruction
Commentary
Storytelling
Persuasion
Identity

4. Contemporary and Future Perspectives
Professional Practice
The Polymath Principle
A Public Interface

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Illustration
Untertitel
A Theoretical and Contextual Perspective
Autor
EAN
9781474263030
Format
E-Book (epub)
Hersteller
Bloomsbury UK
Genre
Kunst
Veröffentlichung
12.01.2017
Digitaler Kopierschutz
Adobe-DRM
Dateigrösse
191.32 MB
Anzahl Seiten
232
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