books about: illustrators
The Society of Illustrators
Showcasing the most exciting illustrations of the past year, Illustrators 53 collects the year’s most innovative, well-executed art across a variety of disciplines. The Society of Illustrators delivers an impeccable collection that includes book design, advertising, comics and sequential art, uncommissioned illustrations, and more—an unbeatable resource for design firms, independent graphic artists, and aspiring designers in every ...
How to be an Illustrator
Laurence King Publishing
This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered – how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job. There is advice on how to avoid the pitfalls that can undermine crucial first impressions; how to set up a studio; and how to maintain a flow of work and manage ...
Famous American Illustrators
Fascinating insights into the lives and works of 82 top artists elected to the Illustrators Hall of Fame make this an inspiring reference for professionals, students, collectors, art historians, and appreciators of fine commercial art. From illustrators such as N.C. Wyeth to Charles Dana Gibson to Thomas Nast, profiles and major examples of each artist's work give a sweeping overview of the art of illustration. 450 color illustrations.
Picture this: The biggest players in the highly competitive field of illustration Culled from our Illustration Now! series is this selection of today’s most successful and important illustrators from around the globe. In his introduction, Steven Heller fleshes out the challenging process of narrowing down a field of 600 illustrators to a selection of the 100 most significant. The final cut, including artists such as Istvan ...
Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art
Eric Carle Museum Pict. Bk Art
This gorgeous collection of art (and the artists behind it) includes work by some of the world's most renowned children's book illustratorsMitsumasa Anno, Quentin Blake, Ashley Bryan, Nancy Ekholm Burkert, Eric Carle, Tomie dePaola, Jane Dyer, Mordicai Gerstein, Robert Ingpen, Steven Kellogg, Leo Lionni, Petra Mathers, Wendell Minor, Barry Moser, Jerry Pinkney, Alice Provenson, Robert Sabuda, Matthew Reinhart, Maurice Sendak, Gennady Spirin, ...
101 Great Illustrators from the Golden Age, 1890-1925
Jeff A. Menges
The most comprehensive book of its kind, this gorgeous edition presents more than 500 full-color works by famous and lesser-known artists from the heyday of book and magazine illustration. Featured artists include Walter Crane, Edmund Dulac, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, Arthur Rackham, N. C. Wyeth, and many others — 101 in all. Several examples of each artist's finest illustrations are accompanied by biographical comments and career notes. ...
The Society of Illustrators
This latest volume of the Society of Illustrators’ annual is a gorgeous collection of the year’s best illustrations derived from books, advertising, comics, and un-commissioned works of artistic expression. Designed by D. J. Stout of the prestigious Pentagram Design firm, this compilation presents not only the year’s finest graphic design work, but also the ideas behind the art as explained by the artists themselves. In Illustrators 54 , ...
2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published (Children's ...
Writer's Digest Books
The most trusted guide to the world of children's publishing! If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2015 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 27th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children's book markets ...
America's Great Illustrators
Book by Meyer, Susan E.
An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers
Find Insight and Inspiration for Your Creative Life An artist's journal is packed with sketches and captions; some rough, some polished. The margins sometimes spill over with hurriedly scrawled shopping lists and phone numbers. The cover may be travel-worn and the pages warped from watercolors. Open the book, and raw creativity seeps from each color and line. The intimacy and freedom on its pages are almost like being inside the artist's mind: ...
Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release)
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe® Illustrator® (2014 release) Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book contains lessons that cover the basics, providing countless ...
Norman Rockwell: My Adventures As an Illustrator
Harry N Abrams
In this autobiography, Norman Rockwell describes his early struggles to become an artist: his rising career as a popular illustrator of magazines and advertisements; his experiences with colleagues, models, and clients; his periods of self-doubt and how he overcame them. Examples of Rockwell's art include both old favourites and less familiar works. Tom Rockwell, the artist's son, who worked with his father to produce this book in 1960, added an ...
Illustrators: Issue 1 (Quarterly)
Book Palace Books
Illustrators is the first publication devoted to the story of century illus-tration. It guides you through the stories behind the artists with features written by some of the most eminent enthusiasts of this oft neglected art form. Truly fabulous artwork abounds in every issue, much of the art taken from scans of the original work.
En Guerre: French Illustrators and World War I
Teri J. Edelstein
The University of Chicago Library
With 2014 marking the one-hundredth anniversary of the commencement of World War I, En Guerre offers a fresh, thought-provoking exploration of the impact of the Great War as viewed through the lens of French graphic illustration of the period. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of these illustrations at the University of Chicago Library’s Special Collections Research Center, this catalog draws from illustrated books, magazines, and ...
J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist and Illustrator
J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) renowned author of THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS and THE SILMARILLION, was an artist in pictures as well as in words. Though he often remarked that he had no talent for drawing, his art has charmed his readers and has been exhibited to large and appreciative audiences the world over. In fact, his talent was far more than he admitted, and his sense of design was natural and keen. J.R.R. TOLKIEN: ARTIST & ...
The Illustrator's Bible: The Complete Sourcebook of Tips, Tricks and Time-Saving Techniques in Oil, Alkyd, ...
Book by Howard, Rob
Illustrator CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide
For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This ...
An Illustrator's Sketchbook: Master Drawings from the Model (Dover Fine Art, History of Art)
"The studies are not a stolid assimilation of facts, however, but rather a poetic exploration of the forms, freely and directly made from the model for his own use in the finished illustrations." — Walt Reed, Illustrator in America 1860–2000 In 1920, a well-known illustrator compiled hundreds of his preliminary studies of costumed models. He photographed them and produced two portfolios that offer a revealing look into an expert's ...
Illustrators Unlimited: The Essence of Contemporary Illustration
The work and methods of illustrators from around the world reveal the scope of this creative discipline. In recent years, illustration has evolved from a purely service-oriented trade to an expressive, poetic, and esteemed voice in contemporary visual culture. Today it continues to burgeon as a creative discipline--especially in its more artistic forms. Editorial design increasingly uses illustration in place of photography because it depicts ...
American Showcase Illustration (21st Edition)
American Showcase Inc
Amshow & Archive
The 21st edition (isbn 1887165126) consists of 2 parts (volumes).
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