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Illustration 2. Techniques. Traditional illustration techniques include watercolor, pen and ink, airbrush art, oil painting, pastels, wood engraving, and linoleum cuts. . Alan Lee ~ the Petty Dwarves. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Illustration 2

Illustration 2Traditional illustration techniques include watercolor, pen and ink, airbrush art, oil painting, pastels, wood engraving, and linoleum cuts. Techniques

Alan Lee ~ the Petty DwarvesVarious illustration techniques have been available to the artist over the centuries. The invention of paper pushed its boundaries even further. Traditional illustration focuses on reproducible ways of creating illustration and can be classified into different types:

Engraving Etching Intaglio Linocut Pen-and-Ink Sumi-E Woodcut

Albrecht Drer ~ the Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseMost of the scientific illustrations and technical illustrations are also known as information graphics. Among the information graphics specialists are medical illustrators who illustrate human anatomy, often requiring many years of artistic and medical training.

Deconstruction of the Forearm ~ Govard BidlooThe American "golden age of illustration" lasted from the 1880s until shortly after World War I.

As in Europe a few decades earlier, newspapers, mass market magazines, and illustrated books had become the dominant media of public consumption.

Improvements in printing technology freed illustrators to experiment with color and new rendering techniques.

Norman Rockwell ~ The Tattoo Artist