Books Examining Illustration profiles the three books on illustration by Jo Davies and Derek Brazell: Making Great Illustration, Becoming A Successful Illustrator and Understanding Illustration.
Becoming A Successful Illustrator is the essential guide for new illustrators and graduates covering areas to work in; the professional world of the illustrator; self promotion; getting your work seen; finance and running a business and more. With newly commissioned artworks and insightful comments from international illustrators accompanied by examples of their work supporting the text
Understanding Illustration examines an eclectic and carefully selected set of fascinating images and projects that look at the function of illustrative imagery and the context in which it is created. Featuring an international range of top-of-their-game illustrators, the book celebrates the art and the thinking behind it.
From an illustrated lighthouse in northern Norway to an Australian beer bottle label, Understanding Illustration takes in the huge sweep that illustration covers
Making Great Illustration looks at a selection of the world’s best illustrators, offering information from exclusive face to face interviews, with images of work and portrait and studio photographs, it gives a wide ranging view into the creation of illustration from concept to finished work.