The first book I bought of the Illusive contemporary art series is actually volume 3. I was smitten by the quality of the art and the book itself and had to get the earlier books.
This is an inspiring book with a broad range of illustrations, all brilliantly reproduced on high grade art paper. There are hundreds of artists with their own unique style, creating art work mainly with traditional medium. This book is a visual treat with its beautiful illustrations.
The only text are some interviews, and at the back is the index with the artists' websites.
It's a great resource for illustrators and graphic designers. Well worth the money.
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