Among the various types of creative arts that need the help of technology illustration designing is one of the most important one. Commercial artists who are associated with it believe it to be a superior creative skill that helps them to express themselves. They do not create abstract designs like the designer who are associated with creating logos and other graphics. Rather they do character driven designs that has a story to say or an humorous element in it.
Demand of illustration designers
Under such pretext it can be said that the job of the illustration designers is not as wide as the graphic designers. However, they are required by those who want illustrations for completing their projects. Yes, there can be projects where both graphic designer and illustration work hand in hand, but in reality there is a basic difference between the two.
Many illustration designers work as freelancers and for such designers it’s their networking skill that helps them get contracts. Those artists who have potentiality o working as graphic designer too can undertake projects that will need their illustrative designing skills along with completing a project with graphics.
Now, a question that arises is what do you require to be an illustration designer? Is there any specific qualification or the creative skill will let you be an illustration designer? There are different course on drawing, digital art, illustration, designing and animation offered by various schools, universities and institutes that can be pursued for learning illustration designing. However, what is most important is that you must have creativeness and innovativeness for completing any project.
Different areas where illustration designing is in demand are Textbook illustration, Storyboarding, Web design, Graphic novels and comic books, Book illustration and design, Caricature, Cartooning, Dedicated illustration as in scientific designs and various multimedia ventures.
Illustration design-a creative art
There is no denying to the fact that illustration designing is an creative art where one will need technical skills too for exceling in the field. In this designing something is envisioned and then the structure is formed in imagination. Later with the help of various methods these are converted into illustrations. As mentioned above these illustrations then are used for various projects that includes movies and even simple book illustration too.
Illustration designing is done both for the web as well as for print. The creative skill required from the illustration designer is same for both web and print however, a simple thing is remembered and that is when it is created for the web they can be something that has low resolution. However, while creating something for print it is resolution of the image that matters as without it the final output will not be attractive.
Whatever medium the illustration is used for the main motto of illustration designed are to convey the message in a simple and elegant way to the public in general. It expresses something easily that cannot be expressed by thousand words. And all this depends upon the creative skill of the designers.
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