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Life Drawing

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...Drawing the human figure based on a live model, who is usually nude. It is a fundamental activity for a student of illustration. This activity involves the co-ordination of the eye, brain and hand. It improves on skills such as comparing...

Pointillism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A style of painting popularised in the nineteenth century by French painter Georges Seurat. Its name derives from the brushwork required to form the tiny dots of primary colours that, when viewed from a distance, merge to produce secondary...

Portrait

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...This dramatic portrait in oils (Untitled) was exhibited at the BP Portrait Award Exhibition by Camberwell BA Hons Illustration and RCAMA Communication graduate David Fulford.An artistic representation of a person that can promote, flatter...

Silhouette

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...Outline drawings, usually portraits in profile, filled in black. The name is derived from Etienne de Silhouette (1709–1767), a French finance minister whose name became associated with cheaply made products. Silhouettes were a form...

Cubism

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...An art movement developed in Paris (1908–1914) and led by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. Cubism is characterised by the rejection of the single viewpoint. Subjects were fragmented and presented from different viewpoints at the same time....

Abstract

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

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...‘Millennium Dawn, 1999’ – painting by Mark WiganA term denoting visual art characterised by formalised qualities and non-representational forms. In painting, abstract refers to historical styles of non-objective or gestural paintings...

Cubism

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...Copyright John WoodcockA pivotal art movement initiated in 1907–1914 in Paris by Pablo Picasso (1881–1973) and Georges Braque (1882–1963). At the time, Picasso drew inspiration for Cubism from the simplicity and visual impact of primitive...

Book Art

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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...Matt Lumby’s Reanimator book utilises edge-to-edge colour printing to reveal an image on the book’s edges. The book has two spines and the page block is cleaved in two. The image effect is achieved by dividing the original image into single...

Fresco

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A technique for mural painting in which water-borne pigment is applied to a damp lime-plaster surface. The colours penetrate the plaster and then become fixed as it dries. Meaning ‘fresh’ in Italian, fresco painting was used...

Mural

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2007

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...A large wall painting. Murals date from ancient times, when they were often executed in fresco. Today, they commonly form part of the visual cityscape through their use to disguise concrete walls and brighten the environment and create...