Following the success of "Illustration Now!", this installment presents a completely new selection of 150 illustrators from all around the world. Whereas the first volume brought together a fascinating mix of star illustrators and brand new faces that together formed the face of illustration around the world, "Illustration Now 2" is even more exciting, featuring illustrators from all five continents, including more than 30 countries, with styles ranging from cutting edge to traditional. This book is a must have not only for creative professionals and illustration students, but also artists and anyone with an appreciation for visual language.
Drawing power from magazines and newspapers to ads, websites, album covers, and even mobile phone wallpaper, illustration is a crucial element in visual communication today. With unlimited creative possibilities, illustration is as unbound as imagination itself; whether its a simple pencil drawing, an ornate airbrushed painting, or a computer-generated image, an illustration speaks the international language of ideas. This comprehensive guide showcases 200 of todays best commercial and editorial illustrators from over 50 countries; each entry highlights examples of recent work and includes the artists contact information, favorite media, awards, clients, and work philosophy. Look no further for what works and whos who in the world of illustration: its all here.