The mechanics of visualizing

The mechanics of visualizing

“I don’t want to avoid telling a story, but I want very, very much to do the thing that Valéry said—to give the sensation without the boredom of its conveyance.” Francis Bacon, artist

Warholes by Paul Baines. Digital vector, 2008. Personal work. This illustration works as a striking contemporary image that refers to the screenprints of the Pop artist Andy Warhol.

As an illustration student, you are sure to be interested in the technical aspects of your subject: the visual systems artists employ to construct powerful and convincing images. This practice involves the artistic composition ...

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