an artist who makes illustrations (for books or magazines or advertisements etc.)
a person who draws pictures (especially illustrations in books or magazines)
Terry is one of the best illustrators of children's books in the country.
Origin: illustrate + -or
one who illustrates
An illustrator is a narrative artist who specializes in enhancing writing by providing a visual representation that corresponds to the content of the associated text. The illustration may be intended to clarify complicated concepts or objects that are difficult to describe textually, which is the reason illustrations are often found in children's books. Illustrations have been used in advertisements, greeting cards, posters, books, magazines, and newspapers. A cartoon illustration can add humor to humorous essays.
The numerical value of illustrator in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of illustrator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I had been an illustrator in the advertising field, doing everything from aerospace to advertising to schoolbooks, and then the Manson murders came up.
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- ilustradora, ilustradorSpanish
- illustratrice, illustrateurFrench
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