A Handbook of Illustration

A Handbook of Illustration

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"[...]that at the sacrifice, if need be, of all else; and if, at the same time, it be possible to introduce such qualities as will make it void of offence to the more cultivated eye, so much the better; but the particular aim and intention must be paramount. In like manner, if the illustration be for purely ornamental purposes, or purely pictorial, giving pleasure to the eye and the sense of beauty: then to attempt to make it fulfil the function of a teacher, to anything more than a subordinate degree, is to divide, and therefore to weaken, both capacities. An illustration, therefore, should be thought out, designed, and produced, with a definite and single purpose. Speaking of the rise and development of newspaper illustration, in a[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507508220
  • 9781507508220