Some of the world’s best known illustrators, studios and voices from the industry have been brought together in a new book, Making Great Illustration.
From the ideas stage to the finished piece the book dissects the work of illustrators including Quentin Blake, Rob Ryan, Marian Bantjes, Javier Mariscal and Ronald Searle.
Section introductions come from the likes of Adrian Shaughnessy, The New York Times, The Conran Shop and The Folio Society – a reminder of who works with and commissions illustration’s most acclaimed.
It’s been authored by Derek Brazell and Jo Davies. Brazell who works for the Association of Illustrators, illustrates children’s books and also lectures on the discipline across Europe.
Davies, who has illustrated for commercial clients through the design, ad and publishing world is also Associate Professor in illustration at the University of Plymouth.
Appropriately the book is being launched at The Cartoon Museum, today, on 35 Little Russell Street, London, WC1A