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The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.
If a theme or idea is too near the surface, the novel becomes simply a tract illustrating an idea.
But when I was a little kid, I was always writing stories and illustrating little books that I would create.
This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent, and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view.
I have a private press. I'm a book artist. I publish books of other authors and artists. I do the illustrating. I set the type. I print it myself on my press. I do everything but bind it.
There is too much illustrating of the news these days. I look at many editorial cartoons and I don't know what the cartoonists are saying or how they feel about a certain issue.
The Architect is just one of a series of works which examine the confrontation of innocence and experience, illustrating the complex ethics of power that exist between reader and writer, critic and artist, the human and the divine.
I have been illustrating Tolkien's books ever since I first read them, long before illustration became my profession.
I think when somebody's painting they don't necessarily... I'm not illustrating what I know. I'm mapping out, like topographically, some terrain I am satisfied with, how awkward that mark is.
I make no claim to be an authority on writing or illustrating for children.
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