Basics Illustration 04: Global Contexts
Basics Illustration: Global Contexts is the fourth book in the Basics Illustration series. Comprehensive and inspiring, the book is packed with insightful and thought-provoking commentary. It introduces the concept of illustration as a form of language and visual communication, conveying ideas, messages and emotions for cultural consumption. It looks at the illustrator as the inventor of imaginary worlds from folklore, legends and myths to the immersive virtual worlds of the Internet, such as Second Life.
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