This collection of resources provides additional information about the subject of illustration, from collections of original illustration art to interesting blogs and educational opportunities. A special feature highlights video interviews with noted practitioners, who offer compelling insights about their personal experiences and inspirations.
Illustration is one of the most demanding occupations of the visual arts. The artist-illustrator must think both of the conceptual nature of the image being presented and of the range of technical possibilities dealing with the reproduction of the art.
Illustration is the art of communicating concise ideas with images using formats including picture books, magazines, newspapers, animation, graphic novels and textiles.
Artists who work as illustrators develop a strong, personal style in their images and use it to support the communication needs of a wide variety of clients.
Interview with illustrator Peter de Sève, one of the character designers for Blue Sky Studios.
The Illustration programme at Plymouth College of Art offers a diverse image-making experience resulting in outcomes and contexts such as traditional publishing, independent books, zines and limited prints, through to online publishing and interactive work
Norman Rockwell Museum catalogue highlighting the art of R.O. Blechman, a distinguished illustrator of books, advertisements, and animations.
As a creative discipline Illustration at RISD is broadly defined — by purpose, not media. While illustrators employ the same tools used in painting, photography, film, graphic design and other disciplines, they make imagery.
At the heart of every illustration, there is a story to be told, a problem to be solved or a point of view to be expressed.
The illustration major prepares students for a variety of careers within the visual communications field. The major provides an educational environment that supports the creative development of students and helps them to achieve their individual goals.
Successful illustrators are masters at drawing and painting, exemplifying the phrase, "A picture is worth a thousand words," by communicating visually what words alone cannot convey.
Video produced by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.
One of the premier university programs in the nation, originally conceived to give local students a chance to compete for careers in the screen arts, the program now attracts students nationally and internationally.
A clever style was once thought to be the calling card for the professional illustrator. But in an age where images and artworks abound, visual artists must do more than deliver slick gimmicks—they must develop a real sensibility.
This four-semester program is best suited for you if you have a strong interest in visual arts, visual storytelling and a desire to work in the freelance illustration field.
Sheridan offers the only dedicated Bachelor of Arts Illustration degree program in Canada. No wonder Applied Arts magazine ranks our program as one of the best in the nation.
An organization dedicated to professionals who bring architecture to life.
The SCBWI acts as a network for all professionals involved in the field of children's literature.
The South Dakota Art Museum houses Harvey Dunn's personal art holdings.
Challenge yourself on this innovative degree, exploring the art of illustration and visual communication in children’s and adult narrative, together with editorial and journalistic illustration.
The illustrator Steve Brodner draws the Republican and Democratic candidates and discusses the recent battle between the Presidential heavyweights Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan.