Communication Arts

Related Guides

For additional research information try these guides:

Browsing Illustration and Drawing

Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:

NC1-1940 - Drawing, Design, Illustration

NC50-266 - History of Drawing

NC390-670 - Study and Teaching

NC730-758 -Technique

NC760 - Anatomy

NC965 -- Children's Book Illustration

NC997-1003 -- Commercial & Advertising Art

NC1800-1850 -- Posters

QH46.5 -- Natural History Illustration

QK98.15-98.18 -- Botanical illustration

QL46.5 -- Animal Illustration

QL674.4 -- Bird Illustration

R836 -- Medical Illustration

Art Browsery

Look. Learn. Create.
Visit the Art Browsery on the 4th floor of Cabell Library to see a selection of new visually rich books available for checkout.

Subject Guide

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Carla-Mae Crookendale
Arts Research Librarian
(804) 827-0367
Cabell Library, Room 121-L

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Welcome to the Communication Arts guide!

This guide provides an overview of tools and basic strategies for conducting library research in
Communication Arts including IllustrationComic Arts and Concept Art

Illustration Books

Drawing Technique Books

Children's Book illustration Books

Scientific & Botanical Illustration Books

Theses and Dissertations

Dissertations may be useful sources for researching the state of the field
and the bibliographies can often provide a wealth of new sources.

Resources Beyond VCU Libraries

If you can't find the book, article, or dissertation that you want at VCU, try these resources to find what you need.