Making Great Illustration

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This fascinating book looks at some of the world's best illustrators, offering information from exclusive interviews and images of work and studios, it offers a glimpse into the creation of illustration from concept to finished work. The book covers a wide range of illustrative practice from children's work, design and advertising, political illustration, surface pattern and fashion illustration through to graphic novels and topographical illustration, showcasing many of the top artists in each field. Making Great Illustration demonstrates the diversity of working methods used, and gives a rare insight into the unique perspective, approach and artwork of each artist. Some of the artists included in the book are very well-known, for example: Quentin Blake, Dave McKean, Javier Mariscal, David Downton, Kitty Crowther and Ronald Searle. Chapters are introduced by agents and clients within each field, offering the buyer's perspective on illustration from organisations such as Musee Des Arts Decoratif (France), The Conran Shop, The Times (UK) as well as the New York Times, Candlewick Press and SAKs (USA). The result is a broad look at the field of illustration internationally, providing an engrossing and inspiring read for illustrators at every level and a reference book for those simply interested in illustration.

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A rich array of important, exciting and inspiration work, intelligently collated. --Kirsten Hardie, The Arts University College at Bournemouth

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Derek Brazell is known for a successful series of illustrated children s books. He works for the Association of Illustrators, and has edited and written for their publications, including Varoom. He lectures on illustration in the UK and Europe. Jo Davies has illustrated for major clients in advertising, design and publishing. She has exhibited internationally and co-edited Drawing The Process (Intellect, 2004). Jo is Associate Professor in Illustration at the University of Plymouth.

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