The Encyclopedia of Illustration Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Illustration Techniques

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Providing a strong foundation in basic techniques, this text offers a guide to the illustrator's craft. An A-Z directory covers all the various media and techniques used by the modern illustrator, with step-by-step demonstrations, and advice is offered on going professional.
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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 226 x 226 x 22mm | 798.32g
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs, colour illustrations, index
  • 0747217424
  • 9780747217428

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Part 1 Techniques: acrylic; airbrushing; brush drawing; charcoal; collage and mixed media; coloured pencils; colour-separated artwork; computer illustration; corrections; enlarging and scaling up; etching; gouache; line and wash; linework; linoleumcut and woodcut; markers; masking techniques; pastels; resist techniques; scrapeboard; tracing and transferring; watercolour; wood engraving. Part 2 Going professional: briefs and contract terms; preparation, research, sources; roughs and visuals; delivery; choosig your market; the professional portfolio. Part 3 Themes: children's illustration; conceptual; environment; food and drink; human and animal; technical illustration.
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