1. Definition of Fashion Art Illustration
‘Illustration’ has the dictionary mean of ‘an instance, a cut, an explanatory
drawing, an example, etc’. Its origin is ‘Illumination’, which is the compound
word of ‘Lim-Limm’ and ‘Luminer’. Also, ‘Lumination’ can be explained
differently such as ‘a drawing for lightening’, ‘one for looking better’, ‘one
for description’, and ‘one for interior’. As you see in the above,
‘Illustration’ does not mean only ‘to move an abstract language into picture’
but also ‘to extend the cycle of the mean by adding one symbol on the other
ones’.1) The original word of Illustration is ‘to make light explain’. It means
that the sentiment of invisible world is clearly opened and defined to public
through lighting and visualization. In other words, it shows the nature of
communication to inform to human beings’, which describes the characteristic of
Illustration as it is. Therefore, Illustration is an internal expression world
by human being’s imagination and has a communication function as the meaningful
drawing. Putting it concretely, Illustration might be “Cuts” in newspapers,
magazines and advertisements to supplement or highlight the content, while its
definition in the study of Art, is “the drawing to be ordered” that the
traditional sketch of human body is done for others by drawing or painting
within the fine art. Illustration is the picture for an advertisement of
magazine and printing in which an idea is expressed with visual effect of
photos or pictures. It means to “Visual” including actuality, comic, cuts and
design as well as pictorial expression, and to ‘Plane or Cubic Molding’ which
is drawn, made or sculptured in various expression forms.2) Also, Illustration
is a drawing that a traditional sketch of human body is done and published with
texts for others by drawing or painting within fine art, and the picture to be
ordered for some purpose