Illustration Now! Portraits

Illustration Now! Portraits

by Julius Wiedemann
     
 

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The spectrum of today's portraiture, from caricature to realism

The field of illustration has flourished over the last decade, with professionals working both by computer and by hand. In illustration, the single most challenging and captivating subject has been the portrait, frequently used in editorials, advertising, products, and most recently, being the

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The spectrum of today's portraiture, from caricature to realism

The field of illustration has flourished over the last decade, with professionals working both by computer and by hand. In illustration, the single most challenging and captivating subject has been the portrait, frequently used in editorials, advertising, products, and most recently, being the subject of major exhibitions. The book gathers together the exclusive (and frequently unpublished) portrait work of over 80 illustrators from all over the world, many of whom were featured in Illustration Now!, including Aaron Jasinski, Alex Gross, André Carrilho, Andrea Wicklund, and Anita Kunz.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783836524254
Publisher:
Taschen America, LLC
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Edition description:
Multilingu
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
1,117,198
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Julius Wiedemann studied graphic design and marketing, and was an art editor for digital and design magazines in Tokyo. His many TASCHEN titles include Illustration Now!, Logo Design, Jazz Covers and Information Graphics.

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA Designer as Author Program. For 33 years he was an art director for The New York Times, and currently writes the “Visuals” column for The New York Times Book Review. He is the author of 120 books on graphic design, illustration, and satiric art.

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