Creative Illustration

publisher: Titan Books
publish date: 12-10-2012
edition: 1
language: English
coloring: full color
size: 312x235x33mm
Hard Cover
genres: art

During his career as one of America’s most sought-after illustrators, Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) taught at the American Academy of Art in Chicago, and in 1939 he codified his lessons in his first manual, Fun with a Pencil. Four years later it had already been through six printings, and he followed up over the next two decades with a series of even more successful how-to books that remain the gold standard for artists to this day.

Creative Illustration is considered Loomis’s magnum opus, which is aimed primarily at the professional-level illustrator. It’s divided into seven sections: Line, Tone, Color, Telling the Story, Creating Ideas, Fields of Illustration, and Experimenting and Studies. The Book is filled with instructions, tips, insider experiences, and incredible illustrations.

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