The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

A revealing guide to the numerous terms associated with the art of illustration. The book has been designed for art students, aspiring and professional illustrators and all those interested in this constantly evolving discipline.

Author: Mark Wigan

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 9782940373901

Category: Design

Page: 288

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"The Visual Dictionary of Illustration" is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the field of illustration. The book has been designed for art students, as well as aspiring and professional illustrators and all those interested in this constantly evolving discipline. Over 250 terms are explained in detail, providing the reader with compact definitions, supplemented by compelling and exciting illustrations that offer a clear guide to the many and various illustrative styles and techniques in use today. "The Visual Dictionary of Illustration" is an invaluable reference tool that improves the reader's understanding of the professional terms applied in the field of contemporary illustration and associated creative disciplines.
Categories: Design

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design

Abstract. Zeitgeist. Bauhaus. Pluralism. The Visual Dictionary is just the book for anyone who's ever been a bit hazy about the meaning of the many terms used in art and design.

Author: Gavin Ambrose

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 9782940373437

Category: Art

Page: 288

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The Visual Dictionary of Graphic Design by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris is a straight talking guide to the numerous terms used within the realms of art and design. Over 250 terms are explained and contextualised. It is suitable for those studying and those simply interested in art and design.
Categories: Art

The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture

The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture

A guide to American home design features more than six hundred illustrations that depict examples of such structures as the Navajo hogan, Craftsman bungalow, and Georgian manor, and includes floor plans and identifying decorative details.

Author: Rachel Carley

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company

ISBN: UOM:39015038520501

Category: Architecture

Page: 272

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A guide to American home design features more than six hundred illustrations that depict examples of such structures as the Navajo hogan, Craftsman bungalow, and Georgian manor, and includes floor plans and identifying decorative details.
Categories: Architecture

The Visual Dictionary of Pre press and Production

The Visual Dictionary of Pre press and Production

From practical terms such as Accents, Bitmap and Color calibration, to styles and finishes such as Canadian and half-Canadian, Perfect Bound and TCF (Totally Chlorine Free), this book contains both modern terminology and the traditional ...

Author: Gavin Ambrose

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9782940439812

Category: Design

Page: 304

View: 460

The Visual Dictionary of Pre-press & Production is a concise and comprehensive introduction to the world of print and production. Containing textual and visual defintitions for over 250 pre-press and production terms, this book is an invaluable reference tool for all students and practitioners of graphic design, typography, illustration and visual communication subjects. From practical terms such as Accents, Bitmap and Color calibration, to styles and finishes such as Canadian and half-Canadian, Perfect Bound and TCF (Totally Chlorine Free), this book contains both modern terminology and the traditional terms still in current usage.
Categories: Design

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom Animal Kingdom

The Visual Dictionary of Animal Kingdom   Animal Kingdom

EDITORIAL POLICY The Visual Dictionary takes an inventory of the physical
environment of a person who is part of today's ... Information is presented moving
from the most abstract to the most concrete: sub-theme, title, subtitle, illustration, ...

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Publisher: Québec Amerique

ISBN: 9782764408797

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The Visual Dictionary of Art Architecture Art Architecture

The Visual Dictionary of Art   Architecture   Art   Architecture

EDITORIAL POLICY The Visual Dictionary takes an inventory of the physical
environment of a person who is part of today's ... Information is presented moving
from the most abstract to the most concrete: sub-theme, title, subtitle, illustration, ...

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Publisher: Québec Amerique

ISBN: 9782764408773

Category: Architecture

Page: 176

View: 926

Categories: Architecture

The Visual Dictionary of Universe Earth Universe Earth

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EDITORIAL POLICY The Visual Dictionary takes an inventory of the physical
environment of a person who is part of today's ... Information is presented moving
from the most abstract to the most concrete: sub-theme, title, subtitle, illustration, ...

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Publisher: Québec Amerique

ISBN: 9782764408841

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Merriam Webster s Visual Dictionary

Merriam Webster s Visual Dictionary

Author: Jean Claude Corbeil

Publisher: Merriam Webster

ISBN: PSU:000059256816

Category: Reference

Page: 952

View: 709

Incorporates more than 20,000 words and their definitions, and 6,000 full-color illustrations, plus seventeen chapters on a wide variety of subjects.
Categories: Reference

Illustrated Dictionary of Art Terms

Illustrated Dictionary of Art Terms

Author: Kimberley Reynolds

Publisher: Peter Bedrick Books

ISBN: UOM:39015008057864

Category: Art

Page: 190

View: 229

Explains terms connected with art movements, methods, materials, tools, and philosophical concepts
Categories: Art

The Firefly Five Language Visual Dictionary

The Firefly Five Language Visual Dictionary

Presents an illustrated general reference dictionary that covers subjects and themes ranging from astronomy to sports.

Author: Jean-Claude Corbeil

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 1554074924

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1092

View: 120

Presents an illustrated general reference dictionary that covers subjects and themes ranging from astronomy to sports.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

The Firefly Mini Spanish English Visual Dictionary

The Firefly Mini Spanish English Visual Dictionary

Presents a visual dictionary containing 3,600 color illustrations that demonstrate the meaning of 20,000 terms in English and Spanish, organized into thematic sections.

Author: Jean-Claude Corbeil

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books

ISBN: 1554071925

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 594

View: 672

Presents a visual dictionary containing 3,600 color illustrations that demonstrate the meaning of 20,000 terms in English and Spanish, organized into thematic sections.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated

This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever-providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style.

Author: Francis D. K. Ching

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118044902

Category: Architecture

Page: 480

View: 753

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with the most current information For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever-providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equips readers with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter. Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full under-standing of how these choices affect a building's form and dimensions. Complete with more than 1,000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems, and finishes. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Archetypal drawings offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the most current building codes and CSI Master Format numbering scheme With its comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth Edition equips students and professionals in all areas of architecture and construction with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design, and construction.
Categories: Architecture

The Macmillan Visual Dictionary

The Macmillan Visual Dictionary

Author: Jean-Claude Corbeil

Publisher: *Webster's New World

ISBN: STANFORD:36105019328413

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 896

View: 902

Simplifies word searches in either language by using more than three thousand five hundred labeled illustrations
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Building Codes Illustrated

Building Codes Illustrated

A guide to understanding the International Building Code that uses detailed diagrams to explain the criteria for code development and the reasons for code provisions.

Author: Francis D. K. Ching

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471741893

Category: Architecture

Page: 400

View: 792

A guide to understanding the International Building Code that uses detailed diagrams to explain the criteria for code development and the reasons for code provisions.
Categories: Architecture

The Firefly Mini French English Visual Dictionary

The Firefly Mini French English Visual Dictionary

Over 20,000 key words and phrases connected with 3,600 detailed illustrations make finding and translating thousands of terms in English and French quick and easy, in a handy bilingual dictionary that is separated into seventeen themed ...

Author: Jean-Claude Corbeil

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 1554074932

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 594

View: 181

Over 20,000 key words and phrases connected with 3,600 detailed illustrations make finding and translating thousands of terms in English and French quick and easy, in a handy bilingual dictionary that is separated into seventeen themed sections--including Astronomy, House, Society, and more. Original.
Categories: Foreign Language Study

Engineering Design Graphics Journal

Engineering Design Graphics Journal

The Macmillan Visual Dictionary is such a book . What should be of interest to
designers , illustrators , and graphic specialists is the fact that the images
represent a clean and professional graphic standard for computer generated
illustrations .

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ISBN: UOM:39015036239260

Category: Engineering design

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Categories: Engineering design

An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation

An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation

This authoritative, heavily-illustrated reference features a comprehensive A-Z compilation of 7,000 terms and definitions encompassing all key areas of aviation: military, commercial, and general aviation -- highlighted by 2,400 ...

Author: Bharat Kumar

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071782609

Category: Transportation

Page: 752

View: 976

This authoritative, heavily-illustrated reference features a comprehensive A-Z compilation of 7,000 terms and definitions encompassing all key areas of aviation: military, commercial, and general aviation -- highlighted by 2,400 illustrations that clarify and illuminate the expert text. If it concerns aviation, you'll find it in Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation: Navigation Meteorology Air Traffic Control Airports Aviation Medicine Avionics Aircraft Equipment Aircraft Engineering Aerial Photography Aircraft Operations Aviation Acronyms Aerodynamics And much more Written by an author with almost four decades of air military experience, this combination dictionary, reference, and learning tool will be of value to the full-spectrum of aviation industry professionals -- pilots, engineers, administrators, government agency personnel, air traffic controllers, mechanics and technicians, corporate flight departments -- as well as students and serious aviation hobbyists.
Categories: Transportation

Learners Dictionaries

Learners  Dictionaries

At the compilation stage , Collins COBUILD dictionary was also expected to have
illustrations , but this idea was dropped before publication . In this decade a
number of picture dictionaries have also been published . Some of these are ...

Author: Makhan Lal Tickoo

Publisher: Seameo Regional Language Centre

ISBN: STANFORD:36105030882976

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 224

View: 386

A collection of articles on dictionaries for advanced second language learners includes essays on the past, present, and future of learners' dictionaries; alternative dictionaries; dictionary construction; and dictionaries and their users. Titles include: "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; or Vaticinations on the Learners' Dictionary" (Ladislav Zgusta); "Recent Developments in EFL Dictionaires" (Gabriele Stein); "Learners' Dictionaries--Recent Advances and Developments" (A.P. Cowie); "The Background and Nature of ELT Learners' Dictionaries" (Tom McArthur); "Dictionaries and Language Learning" (Paul Nation); "Monolingual and Bilingual Dictionaries: Fundamental Differences" (Tadeusz Piotrowski); "The Collocational Dictionary and the Advanced Learner" (Morton Benson); "Grammar in Dictionaries" (Thomas Herbst); "The Treatment of Pronunciation in Some Monolingual General Dictionaries Used by Learners of English" (W.R. Lee); "How Many Words Is a Picture Worth? A Review of Illustrations in Dictionaries" (Hilary Nesi); "Uncommonly Common Words" (John M. Sinclair); "A Vocabulary for Writing Dictionaries" (Gwyneth Fox); "Vocabulary, Culture, and the Dictionary" (Hilary Bool, Ronald Carter); "Which Dictionaries and Why? Exploring Some Options" (Makhan L. Tickoo); "How to Use a Dictionary?" (Soekemi); and What We (Don't) Know about the English Language Learner as a Dictionary User: A Critical Select Bibliography" (R.R.K. Hartmann). (MSE).
Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries