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Illustration Practice MA/MFA

Graduate Illustration Practice

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How to find books about illustration

How to Find Books in the Decker Library Catalog:

Use Keywords:

  • Animated films
  • Artists' illustrated books
  • Artists' preparatory studies
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Cartooning
  • Cartoonists
  • Caricatures and Cartoons
  • Drawing
  • Drawing, Aboriginal Australian
  • Drawing, Abstract
  • Drawing--Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Drawing, Egyptian
  • Drawing fantasy art
  • Drawing, Italian
  • Drawing, Japanese
  • Drawing, Mexican
  • Drawing--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
  • Drawing--Technique
  • Figurative drawing
  • Figurative painting
  • Graphic novels
  • Graphic arts
  • Illustrated books
  • Illustrated books, children's
  • Illustrators
  • Illustration of books
  • Manga
  • Perspective
  • Proportion (Art
  • Packaging--Designs
  • Food--Packaging--Designs
  • Stories without words
  • Underground comic books, strips, etc.
  • Wit and humor, pictorial
  • Zines

Call Numbers:

  • NC950-996 (Illustration)
  • NC 997-1003 (Commercial/Advertising art)
  • NC1300-1766 (Drawing, Illustration)
  • NC1800-1850 (Posters)
  • NC 1860-1896 (Greeting cards, postcards, invitations, book jackets, etc.)
  • PN6700-6790 (Graphic Novels, Comics)
  • PN6725-6728
  • PN1997.5 (Animated Films)
  • PZ (Children's books)
  • TR897.5 (Animation cinematography)
  • TT509 (Fashion Illustration)
  • TS 195-198.8 (Packaging)
  • Z 242.9-264.5 (Printing: as a business, layout, paper and ink, machinery, typography, desktop publishing, presswork)

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