ILLUSTRATION in Ukraine
About the BOOK
Book «ILLUSTRATION in Ukraine» is an impressive hardback edition, above 200 pages, with vivid original illustrations from 30 most talented Ukrainian artists..
Book «ILLUSTRATION in Ukraine» is arrange in cooperation with illustrators’ club Pictoric founded in 2014. The mission of the club is to develop and promote the top-quality Ukrainian illustration both as a distinct type of art in Ukraine, and creative activity of Ukrainian artists abroad.
Book «ILLUSTRATION in Ukraine | Ілюстрація в Україні» is a unique, absolutely first book that presents artistic achievements of Ukrainian artists – illustrators. The book was arranged in cooperation with the illustrators’ club Pictoric.
Illustration is not only and not so much, in the accepted meaning, a part of a book or a project. Illustrations are works of art technically complex and emotionally colored art objects. The selection of works of the artists-illustrators presented in the book is the cross-section of creative legacy of young Ukrainian talents. Every artist is a striking personality, an individual with his/her inner world, background, area of thought, sources of inspiration, media and styles, creative quest. Next to the illustrations in the book you will find interesting facts about the authors.
Language – Ukrainian and English
Number of illustrators – about 30
Format – 230 х 310 mm, ca 200 pages
Cover – hard
Pressrun – 1000 copies
Illustrators’ club Pictoric was founded in 2014. The idea of its creation was that of development and promotion of a top quality Ukrainian illustration both as a distinct type of art in Ukraine, and the creative activity of Ukrainian artists abroad. This mission is still frontmost in the activity of the organization. The club co-curators – Oleg Gryshchenko, a black and white artist, illustrator, teacher of the Ukrainian National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture and an art director of Portal publishing house; Anna Sarvira, an illustrator and art director of Ukrainian animated series Brave Bunnies; Olena Staranchuk, a graphic designer and teacher. The curators involve in certain projects experts from different areas that become partners and an intrinsic part of the team.
Pictoric organized exhibitions in Germany, Poland, Portugal, Georgia and a lot of Ukrainian cities. In the year of 2020 there was a grandiose three-month exhibition of Ukrainian illustration in the National Library for Children and Young Adults in Seoul (South Korea).
The author and CP PUBLISHING highly appreciate the participation of illustrators’ club Pictoric and all the artists in the book. Each of the illustrators who is a member of Pictoric, is distinctive and successful in his/her field, but it is together that they manage to make powerful illustrator projects not only in Ukraine, but abroad as well.
CP PUBLISHING highly appreciates and is very proud of the support of the project provided on the part of ARCTIC PAPER! We fully share the philosophy of ARCTIC PAPER – we support using environmentally friendly paper that can make it possible to convey the real natural feelings from a book.
ARCTIC PAPER comes from Northern Europe and is a manufacturer that is especially passionate about making top quality book paper for demanding users. Sorts of paper from ARCTIC PAPER can be widely used in various fields including book products, promotional materials, stationary and office supplies and other top quality printed matter, as they are ideal for creative design.
The first paper factory of the company — Arctic Paper Munkedals – was built yet in the 19th century in Sweden. Nowadays Arctic Paper S.A. is a parent company for four paper mills and has its commercial agencies in 14 countries.
From the sixties of the previous century the company put much efforts into work with environment issues. Currently it is the pioneer in the industry, as far as the majority of standard sorts of paper are available as FSC® і PEFC™ certified.
Books are a cultural legacy of the human race and don’t lose their value even today, in spite of development of the internet. It especially refers to the vivid books of a coffee-table format, which intrinsically are art objects. Use of top quality paper is crucial for impressive books with a great number of illustrations, such as CP PUBLISHING publishes in Ukraine. Paper from ARCTIC PAPER of such a top brand as Arctic Volume Ice, makes it possible to make our books even more vivid and aesthetically enjoyable! We share the company’s art philosophy as well and support of various branches of art and the art community.
The book will be published in September 2021. You can place a pre-order right now! Send an e-mail to us, filling in the form below or call this number (or send a message on Telegram, Viber, WhatsApp):
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