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    • ISBN:9781781574928
    • Publication date:06 Apr 2017

Illustration: What's the Point?

A Book of Illustrated Illustrations that Illustrate Illustration

By Mouni Feddag

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  • £12.99

What's the point of illustration? Find out the answer about the most in fashion of the graphic arts.

What's the point of illustration? Find out the answer through the flair and humour of a rising talent in the field.

Of all the graphic arts, illustration is currently the most dynamic and exciting. In every medium - advertising, book publishing, product design, houseware and home furnishings - new talents are emerging, making their mark and (in some cases) a fortune out of their illustration skills.

But why? In this uniquely presented book, gifted illustrator Mouni Feddag takes on the subject and gives it the treatment it deserves. Witty, dynamic, wide-ranging and visual, this title answers the big questions that illustration throws up, including:

What's the point of hand-drawn things?
What's the point of pictures?
What's the point of looking good?
What's the point of decoration?
What's the point of commercial art?
What's the point of repetition?

Biographical Notes

Born and based in the UK, Mouni Feddag studied Communication Design at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt in Germany, and is now represented by The Bright Agency as an illustrator. Her clients have included Vogue Online, Nido Magazine, Hambly & Woolley and NPR. Shortlisted for the AOI Serco Prize for Illustration 2015 and the winner of the Hans-Meid-Förderpreis 2015, Mouni's publications and contriutions also include Doodlers Anonymous Epic Colouring Book and Quiet, Constant Friends.

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  • ISBN: 9781781573914
  • Publication date: 06 Apr 2017
  • Page count: 96
  • Imprint: Ilex Press
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