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Illustration: Illustration



Illustration is a large and broad subject and yet its history or range is rarely explored. This guide aims to explore the topic and the resources available in NCAD library on the subject. 


  • Medical / Scientific Illustration 
  • Plant and Animal Illustration
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Children's Book Illustration
  • Music Illustration
  • War Illustration

List of Famous Illustrators

Edward Lear

Elizabeth Gould                       

Wanda Gág

John James Audubon               

Jerry Pinkney

Charley Harper                           

Aubrey Beardsley

Alex Steinweiss

Maurice Sendak

Norman Rockwell

Tove Jansson

Ralph Steadman

Pauline Baynes

Richard Corben

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Video Resources


Hayao Miyazaki

Manga is a genre of comic books and graphic novels originating from Japan. Hayao Miyazaki has written and illustrated a number of manga works, from serials in newspapers to graphic poems and full manga books.