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16 Best Illustration Books of All Time

Our goal: Find the best Illustration books according to the internet (not just one random person's opinion).

    Here's what we did:
  1. Type "best illustration books" into our search engine and study the top 5+ pages.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 馃槉
    (It was a lot of work. But hey! That's why we're here, right?)

(Updated 2024)

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Last Updated: Monday 1 Jan, 2024

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  1. 1
    How To Be An Illustrator
  2. 2
    Picture This
  3. 9
    Figure Drawing for All It's Worth
  4. 13
    Becoming a Successful Illustrator
  5. 14
    The Addictive Sketcher
  6. 15
    Fifty Years of Illustration


  • How was this Illustration books list created?

    We searched for 'best Illustration books', found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Illustration books are in this list?

    There are 16 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Illustration books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Illustration books on the internet.

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