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WHAT DOES ILLUSTRATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?
An illustration is a visualization or a depiction made by an artist, such as a drawing, sketch, painting, photograph, or other kind of image of things seen, remembered or imagined, using a graphical representation. The word comes from the latin word illustra'tio, illu'stro meaning enlighten, irradiate. Printing is the current process for reproducing illustrations, typically with ink on paper using a printing press. Illustrations can be artistic images illustrating for example a text, poem, fashion, magazines, stamps or a book and very often illustrations were made for children's books. The aim of an illustration is to elucidate or decorate a story, poem or piece of textual information by providing a visual representation of something described in the text. Illustrations can also represent scientific images of flora, medicine or different processes, a biological or chemical processes or technical illustrations to give information on how to use something. Illustrations can be executed in different techniques, like watercolor, gouache, ink, oil, charcoal chalk or woodcut. Paintings are usually original works made on canvas or wood, while illustrations are printed.
Definition of illustration in the English dictionary
The first definition of illustration in the dictionary is pictorial matter used to explain or decorate a text. Other definition of illustration is an example or demonstration.Illustration is also the act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated.
The translations of illustration from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «illustration» in English.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ILLUSTRATION» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «illustration» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «illustration» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about illustration
10 QUOTES WITH «ILLUSTRATION»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word illustration.
Beslan, where the Russian authorities stopped live coverage of the school being stormed, was an illustration of the progress we still have to make.
Chris Van Allsburg
At first, I see pictures of a story in my mind. Then creating the story comes from asking questions of myself. I guess you might call it the 'what if - what then' approach to writing and illustration.
For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
I was always interested in art at school, and after year twelve, senior year, I spent three years studying graphic design at college. I worked in advertising for two years but didn't like it much, then began doing a bit of illustration work for various publishers.
Charles M. Blow
An illustration is a visual editorial - it's just as nuanced. Everything that goes into it is a call you make: every color, every line weight, every angle.
Anyone having to do with medicine will have looked at Frank Netter's art work... I decided I would make him my model... getting my degree in medical illustration and then going on to medical school.
I was doing illustration work, and the cartooning slowly took over.
He has a number of curious facts in illustration of the power of mere goodness to protect against outrage.
There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact that the president is openly violating our nation's laws by authorizing the NSA to engage in warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens.
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ILLUSTRATION»
Discover the use of illustration in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to illustration and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Fashion Illustration: Inspiration and Technique
A guide to illustrating fashion from a designer's perspective offers guidance on rendering movement, attitude, prints, textures, and embellishments.
Anna Kiper, 2011
And for the new form these readings take, the reader-critic must in turn assume responsibility. The author investigates one topic of importance for cultural studies: the relation of verbal and visual forms in the multimedia works.
Joseph Hillis Miller, 1992
In this book, simply but eloquently entitled Illustration, Bob Gill features many of his favorite works, completed between 1952 and 2004.
Bob Gill, 2004
The Guild Handbook of Scientific Illustration
Scientific illustrators refer to it as their "bible." This gorgeous, comprehensive handbook belongs on the shelf of anyone who produces, assigns, or simply appreciates scientific illustration.
Elaine R. S. Hodges, Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (U.S.), 2003
Basics Illustration 01: Thinking Visually
The first book in the 'Basics Illustration' series, 'Thinking Visually', features the work of more than 100 international illustrators, educators and students demonstrating diverse visual language, context, ideas, techniques and skills.
Mark Wigan, 2006
Illustration School: Let's Draw Happy People
Created by one of Japan’s most popular artists, this book provides detailed and complete instruction for illustrating fun and appealing characters and elements that celebrate life.
Sachiko Umoto, 2010
Complete Digital Illustration: A Master Class in Image-Making
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.
Lawrence Zeegen, 2010
The Big Book of Fashion Illustration
Intended for fashion illustrators and graphic designers, this book gives a variety of approaches, techniques, and styles for illustrating fashion with hundreds of images.
Martin Dawber, 2007
Essential Fashion Illustration
This book's aim is to submerge the reader in the world of illustration.
Maite Lafuente, 2006
Forensic Art and Illustration
Beginning with the first-ever in-depth documentation of the history of forensic art, this book proceeds logically through explanations of facial anatomy, practical methodologies and techniques, case examples, and a glossary of terms.
Karen T. Taylor, 2000
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ILLUSTRATION»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term illustration is used in the context of the following news items.
Sturgeon hits out at New Statesman cover illustration | Deadline News
NICOLA Sturgeon has hit out the New Statesman magazine – calling their cover illustration of her “cringeworthy.” This week's cover touts an ... «Deadline News, Jul 15»
Clear-headed and confident: how Labour should act on the world …
Nate Kitch illustration for Natalie Nougayrede. 'The left's choice is between an inward-looking 'little England' syndrome, and a globally ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
Medical-artist.com Wins Yoga Illustration Contract for QUID Publishers
Leading UK medical illustration company, Medical-artist.com, has been chosen by Quid Publishers to illustrate The Student's Anatomy of Yoga ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
'crazed and violent,' racist illustration of Mayor Kevin Johnson
The NAACP is demanding that SN&R's editorial board reprimand the staff responsible for the illustration. It is also asking for an apologiy from ... «Sacramento News & Review, Jul 15»
Talented graphic designers and artists congregate to display their …
The graphic design and illustration scene in London is going from strength to strength at the moment, and part of the reason might be the British ... «Cool Hunting, Jul 15»
Read Eminem's Heartfelt Letter & Illustration Sent To Tupac's Mother
In 1997, Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur established the Tupac Amaru Shakur Center for the Arts, a performing-arts based community ... «Ambrosia For Heads, Jul 15»
Special Communication Taxes In Turkish Pay TV Markets: An …
Turkey: Special Communication Taxes In Turkish Pay TV Markets: An Illustration Of Legal Uncertainty. Last Updated: 13 July 2015. Article by Sahin Ardiyok and ... «Mondaq News Alerts, Jul 15»
10 Best 3D Illustration and Animation Firms Named by …
Businesses searching for strong 3D illustration and animation solutions turn to the recommendations provided online in order to identify ... «Benzinga, Jul 15»
Why Is This Bizarre Illustration Taking Over The Internet?
Back in 2011, illustrator Erica Glasier created this artwork for a Forbes article titled 'The Bank of Facebook: Currency, Identity, Reputation'. «Gizmodo Australia, Jul 15»
This Illustration Shows Why BMI Can Be A Poor Indicator Of Health
BMI is a commonly used metric that's supposed to tell you if you're at a healthy weight or not. As this illustration created from scans of real ... «Lifehacker Australia, Jul 15»
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