• Paperback
  • 465 illustrations
  • 228 pages
  • 256 x 215 mm
  • ISBN 9781856697101
  • Published April 2011

This broad introduction to illustration reveals the artistic, intellectual and organizational skills needed to study and practice as a freelance illustrator. It includes a practical introduction to image-making, covering basic techniques and also looks at the mechanics of visualization and communication. There are chapters on how to deal with different kinds of brief, from publishing and editorial to light entertainment, as well as information on career paths and how to work in the industry.

About the Author

Andrew Hall is Subject Leader in Illustration on the BA Graphic Design course at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London. After graduating in 1986, he worked as a freelance illustrator, then studied theatre design and worked as a theatre designer for five years.

Customer Reviews

Visionary and practical Review by ANN FIELD CHAIR, ILLUSTRATION, ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN. Pasadena, California, USA. www.artcenterillustration.com
Visionary and practical at the same time, this book is total in its description and analysis of the modern profession of Illustration. (Posted on 12/5/12)
Sensible foundation Review by William Finewood, University of Rochester
'This book presents the essentials all illustrators must thoroughly understand. It lays a solid, sensible foundation of basic information for students to follow and build upon while establishing their own place in the real world environment of professional illustration.' (Posted on 12/5/12)

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