This section explores the many artistic genres or types of illustration that have been the focus of artists working in the field, from historical to contemporary.
Illustrations being used to catch a viewer's attention and convey a very effective message.
Illustration that depicts a company in a positive light.
Images designed to promote a candidate or social issue rather than goods or services.
Graphic images that persuade the consumer to purchase a product.
The art of personifying one's work in an attention-getting image.
Cover illustration for books.
Cartooning reveals an intended message or irony in very few brush strokes.
Cartoon characters used to promote products or as trademarks.
Exaggerating a person's physical characteristics for a comic or grotesque effect.
An illustration making commentary on current events or a personality using satire
Depicting sports figures and events through cariatures.
A simple drawing designed to provoke laughter from its reader.
Throughout history humankind has used narrative images in storytelling.
Periodicals which typically contain illustrated stories of superheroes or humorous characters.
Sequential illustrations confined to boxes featuring characters interacting via thought or speech balloons.
Body art which has been applied from prehistoric time to present day.
Fantastic imagery is present throughout all of recorded human history.
Illustrations of fantastic creatures form the foundation of role-playing games.
Graphic novels tell a complete story through a combination of illustration art and text.
Memoir graphic novels are typically written and illustrated by the person telling the story.