Complete Digital Illustration: A Master Class in Image-Making

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Rockport Publishers, Feb 1, 2010 - Art - 288 pages
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Complete Digital Illustration is an informative and practical guide to this in-demand area of design. Alongside step-by step tutorials, top image-makers from around the world provide real and practical advice on setting up a studio, creating a killer portfolio, and winning commissions.

The work featured in the book reflects the wide and exciting range of image-making practice that thrives today, from music and fashion to character and toy design. The book reveals the secrets of the industry’s most successful creatives who transfer traditional illustrative skills into digital dimensions, producing the highest quality, most commercially successful animation, three-dimensional, and vector-based illustration. This book offers a master class for students and professional designers and illustrators who want to take their work beyond the constraints of two-dimensions and gain greater commercial success. An inspirational, must-have guide, Complete Digital Illustration is also of real value for professional image-makers.

 

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Contents

Underground Influences
16
Ian Wright
27
Michael Gillette
30
Jasper Goodall
33
Mixing Media Techniques
37
Paul Davis
47
Marion Deuchars
50
Shonagh Rae
53
Matt Wingfield Studio
174
Where Fashion and Music Collide
178
Sanna Annukka
189
Sasha Barr
192
Serge Seidlitz
195
Interactive Design
198
Marine
202
The Art of Character Design
206

Revival Appropriation and Reuse
56
Anthony Burrill
67
Brett Ryder
70
Seijiro Kubo
73
Paul Burgess
76
The Power of the Drawn Mark
81
Kam Tang
91
Spencer Wilson
94
Laurie Rosenwald
97
Photo Graphic ImageMaking
100
Joe Magee
111
McFaul
114
Commerical ImageMaking
125
Ideas and ProblemSolving
126
Mr bingo
137
Adrian Johnson
140
Pietari Posti
143
Natsko Seki
146
The Digit vs the Digital
150
Holly Wales
161
Asako Masunouchi
164
Oliver Hydes
167
The AllService Studio
170
Jon Burgerman
217
Simon Oxley
220
Jeremyville
223
Jeremyville
226
Commercial Art and Personal Projects
230
Jim Stoten
242
Emily Alston
245
Craig Atkinson
248
Craig Atkinson
251
Professional Practice
255
Insider Trips for Illustrators
256
The Promo Publication
262
Tips for Generating Ideas
266
Tips for Surviving a Placement
268
The Collective
270
Tips for Keeping Clients Happy
274
Tips for Negotiating Fees
276
Tips for Winning Awards
278
Contacts Details
280
Index
282
Acknowledgments
288
Copyright

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About the author (2010)

Lawrence Zeegen is an influential image-maker, illustrator, graphic designer and academic. He is also a regular contributor to Computer Arts magazine, Creative Review, the Association of Illustrators' magazine The Journal, Artists' Newsletter and MacFormat. He was Council Member for The Association of Illustrators 2000-2002, is a full D&AD member and has been on annual award jury panels for both.

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