Editorial Illustration & Metaphor

Creating Visual Metaphor

Juxtaposition:   Placing an object out of its natural context/in a new environment.

Combination:   Combining two objects of different scale/context/meaning together.

Replacement:   Replacing an object from a composition with another object maybe similar                                 but out of context.

Artists & Illustrators

John Holcroft:   An illustrator based in England. He produces his work to appeal to many different markets including publishing, editorial, advertising and design. He often uses metaphor in his work, portraying meanings that are not always obvious and can be up to the viewer to have their own interpretation. He also focusses his work on current events or problems in the world and 0r country and illustrates these in a satirical way.



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