Types And Progress

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Illustrations progressed over the years

Illustrations were and still are one of the most powerful non-verbal forms of expressing a concept. The importance of illustrations ... Learn More

Traditional Illustrations

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Types And Progress

Ever read an article in a newspaper or a magazine but not understood the concept completely, until you saw the artwork alongside? This is where the importance of illustrations lies.

An illustration in simple words is a sketch or any form or artwork that is meant to complement a given text alongside. The main aim of an illustration is to add more value to the text. It is quite common for people to be reading a novel concept or something they are not well versed with and get more clarification on the concept only after the illustration alongside has explained it further.

How have illustrations progressed over the years?

Illustrations were and still are one of the most powerful non-verbal forms of expressing a concept. The importance of illustrations began back from ancient ages, where illustrations were the only form of expressing, this was much before the concept of reading and writing had evolved.

Furthermore, before photography and the concept of a camera materialized, it was only through illustrations that any form of replication was possible. This gave birth to the initial forms of illustration like painting portraits etc.

With time, various newer forms and styles of illustrations have developed right from newer methods of hand-made illustrations to the modern day digital illustrations. However their importance still remains.