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Illustration

A graphic design or image. An illustration may be in a book, magazine, advertisement or in any number of other media. An illustration is usually distinguished from a photograph. They frequently are used in marketing, as images may affect purchasing decisions.
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And of all expressive media, language (especially poetry) works the best to affect the imagination, because it is the least illustrational of the arts.
1942-43), a straight-on illustrational rendering in oil of a freshfaced, smiling couple.
Section III proposed the founding of a central library of the Society consisting of materials collected `with scrupulous care': `specimens of first printings in different provinces and districts, early newspapers and periodicals, especially those out of print, MSS and illustrational materials of first importance.
He writes of "her exceptional ability for attacking basic problems and of the textual clarity and illustrational excellence of her papers, [and] of her elegant lucidity in oral expression which matches her written style.
Redefining a genre that usually is illustrational and void of concept, he wants the sports aspect to be a metaphor for childlike innocence and the art to be social commentary.
Cutler had made her name with fine-boned works on paper, many of them modest in size, in an illustrational style that for me recalled the best children's books in its blend of representational carefulness and sometimes knife-sharp fantasy; now she spread out expansively to construct an elaborate spatial enigma, blending Americana with myth.