The Art of Australian Geographic Illustration

Author(s): Alasdair McGregor


Twenty seven years of excellence in illustration is celebrated in this sumptuously illustrated book from Australian Geographic. The illustrators art has been one of the cornerstones of Australian Geographic since Banjo the platypus graced the cover of the first issue in 1986. Photo-realistic illustrations of native fauna appeared on each cover for the first 83 issues. Inside the pages of Australian Geographic, illustration has been used to explain complex data, recreate scenes from our ancient past or simply to show us nature in all its detailed glory and continues to be a vital storytelling tool. This gorgeous book boasts 224 pages of beautiful images from many of Australias finest natural history artists. Enjoy the chance to see many familiar scenes in a whole new light as they feature as artworks in their own right. The book is packed with depictions of Australias fauna and flora as rendered by the finest illustrators and features words from award winning writer and artist Alasdair McGregor.


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General Fields

  • : 9781742454726
  • : Bauer Media Books
  • : Australian Geographic Pty Ltd
  • : September 2013
  • : ---length:- '30.3'width:- '26.5'units:- Centimeters
  • : Australia
  • : October 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alasdair McGregor
  • : Hardback
  • : 2013
  • : 919.4
  • : 224
  • : Illus