Illustration Idea Book: Inspiration from 50 Masters

Steven Heller, Gail Anderson


This book serves as an introduction to the key elements of good illustration.
The Illustration Idea Book presents 50 of the most inspiring approaches used by masters of the field from across the world.
Themes covered include creating characters, symbol and metaphor, illustrated lettering, inventing worlds and caricature.
The result is an instantly accessible, inspiring and easy to understand guide to illustration using professional techniques.

Creator Bio

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the MFA Design/Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He is the author of more than 170 books on design and popular culture, and the recipient of the 2011 Smithsonian National Design Award.
Gail Anderson is the director of design and digital media at SVA’s Visual Arts Press. She is a designer, writer and educator who has lectured about design at organizations and conferences around the world.
Price £12.99
Format Paperback / softback
Publication Date 12 November 2018
Pages 128
Height 220mm
Width 158mm
Illustrations 50 colour illustrations
ISBN-13 9781786273253