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Advanced Fashion Drawing, Lifestyle Illustration by Bil Donovan

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Chapter Seven

The Computer and Illustration

“I never base an image on the merits of a program. Sometimes I have a clear idea of what I want for the final image and other times I play with the image until the unexpected occurs and I am satisfied with the final image. Illustrator is ideal for this type of work, but it is secondary to the idea of line and shape. The work I create is influenced by a solid foundation in drawing with an eye to simplicity.”

Carlos Aponte, artist–illustrator

 

Times have changed. Today the computer is an essential tool to success in the lifestyle market of illustration. The world of illustration is now shaped around access to the Internet as well as the digital programs available to the illustrator. Whether or not you ...

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