Item description for Digital Illustration: A Masterclass in Creative Image-making by Lawrence Zeegen...
Digital Illustration - A Masterclass in Creative Image-making instructs the reader, through detailed, step-by-step tutorials, in the skills and techniques used by the masters of digital image-making.
With the growth of computer arts, designers are now using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash as much as QuarkXPress. These designers are combining handcrafting skills with modern techniques to produce a fresh creative aesthetic. Digital Illustration 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 to gain greater commercial success.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.39" Width: 7.48" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.63 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2005
ISBN 2880467977 ISBN13 9782880467975 UPC 080665679773
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More About Lawrence Zeegen
Lawrence Zeegen is an illustrator, educator and writer. He is currently Head of School for the School of Communication Design at Kingston University where he leads undergraduate and postgraduate courses in animation, film-making, graphic design, illustration and screen design for film and TV.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Digital Illustration: A Masterclass in Creative Image-making?
One-Dimensional Dec 11, 2007
I wasn't impressed with the illustrations that were showcased in this book. The vast majority (more than 90% of the book) of the illustrations are very juvenile and look as though they were created by an elementary school student. I don't have anything against that style, but there's certainly a wide variety of contemporary styles that could have been showcased instead of page after page of flat drawings.
If you're into this style of illustration, you may thoroughly enjoy this book. I was hoping for a broader range of styles and more substance regarding illustration techniques (the book is mostly "Illustrator Profile" interviews).
Not impressed Jul 6, 2007
I didn't like the tutorials, and most of the illustrations in this book were terrible. You won't get much out of this book that you can translate into practical portfolio pieces. Get Illusive: A guide to contemporary illustration, or handmade if you want to see what the real movers and shakers in the illustration business are doing.