14  Illustrating with impact

Of course, there will always be those who look at technique, who ask ‘how’, while others of a more curious nature will ask ‘why’. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information. (Man Ray)

The end product [of magazine design] should be a fusion of words and visuals, a creation that is greater than the sum of the separate elements. (John Morrish, Magazine Editing)

Illustration to accompany features in newspapers and magazines means photographs, and that means black and white prints or colour transparencies. It also means non-photographic visual art: both kinds, as Morrish points out, are an applied discipline and not a form of fine art.

That visual art takes many forms: line drawings, sketches, cartoons, ...

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