What is Illustration?
Updated: Jun 29, 2020
Illustration is creating an image to communicate a message or an idea.
Illustrations are visual representations of text, stories or ideas
The illustration is derived from the Latin "illustraio", which means to illuminate, which means that the illustration can make the text idea more clear and interesting. As an important visual representation of modern design, illustrations can be created by various media. Includes book covers, magazine inside pages, advertising boards, instruction manuals, movie posters, and even clothes, holiday cards, and more.
A good illustration does not need to be supplemented with text. Illustrations are not only narrative like text, but often also used in commercial markets, so illustrations have the function of visual communication and communication with the public.