Drawing power: the world's hottest illustrators A to Z From magazines and newspapers to ads, websites, album covers, and even mobile phone wallpaper, illustration is a crucial element in visual communication today. With unlimited creative possibilities, illustration is as unbound as imagination itself; whether it's a simple pencil drawing, an ornate airbrushed painting, or a computer-generated image, an illustration speaks the international language of ideas. This comprehensive guide showcases 150 of today's best commercial and editorial illustrators from over 50 countries; each entry highlights examples of recent work and includes the artist's contact information, favorite media, awards, clients, and work philosophy. Look no further for what works and who's who in the world of illustration: it's all here.
|Publisher:||Taschen America, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||8.18(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.31(d)|
About the Author
Julius Wiedemann was born and raised in Brazil. After studying graphic design and marketing, he moved to Japan, where he worked in Tokyo as art editor for digital and design magazines. Since joining TASCHEN in Cologne, he has been building up Taschen's digital collection with titles such as Digital Beauties, 1000 Game Heroes, Animation Now! and Taschen's 1000 Favorite Websites.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Put it on your knee (put a cushion on it first, it's a big book) and flick through this visual vista of virtuosity. You won't be disappointed - I keep coming back to it over and over again to satiate my senses. I have a knee replacement booked for 2008.