The Complete Guide to Digital Illustration

The Complete Guide to Digital Illustration

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Today's professional illustrator is light years beyond ink wells and drafting boards: the present and foreseeable future of the art of illustration is digital, and there is no more complete resource on the tools and techniques of this thoroughly modern practice thanThe Complete Guide to Digital Illustration. Written by veteran art professionals Steve Caplin and Adam Banks, this guide will take any digital artist to the next level. It examines all the key areas where digital illustration is utilized--covering the traditional arenas such as print, corporate identity, and advertising as well as multimedia presentations and the new media of the Internet. It demonstrates the vast array of incredible effects open to today's digital artists, along with how they can be achieved. It also offers indispensable advice on the type of software and hardware the beginning digital illustrator may need for his own studio. Packed with more than 400 stunning full-color illustrations and profiles of the newsmakers and groundbreakers within the industry,The Complete Guide to Digital Illustrationis a virtual encyclopedia on the art of digital illustration and a fast-track tutorial no serious illustrator should be without. • Third title in series • Provides a complete and in-depth analysis of the current state of digital illustration technology • Offers advice on choosing appropriate hardware and software • Covers every area, from comic strips to 3-D rendering • Includes a foreword by Nigel Holmes, former graphics director ofTimemagazine and highly renowned author, lecturer, and illustrator
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, c2003
ISBN: 9780823007844
Branch Call Number: 760 C172c 2003
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Banks, Adam
Holmes, Nigel
Alternative Title: Digital illustration


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