Illustration is….

Image: Illustration, Title: ‘Hungry”, Artist: Zahari Hamidon, 2018, Media Ink and Pen on paper

An illustration is a drawing, painting or printed work of art which explains, clarifies, illuminates, visually represents, or merely decorates a written text, which may be of a literary or commercial nature (Encylopedia of Art, n.d.).

The image shows an illustration that represents a story of a life to quest for food. The ideas based on photograph shows a combination of two different elements to create a meaningful composition.


Encylopedia of Art (n.d.) Illustration. Retrieved from

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