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Frontiers in Art Research, 2024, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2024.060313.

The Illustration Expression of Flower and Plants Based on Expressionism Style


Ren Zuoli

Corresponding Author:
Ren Zuoli

Academy of Fine Arts, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100085, China


This study aims to explore the application of Expressionism in illustration creation and its impact on viewers' emotional and visual experiences. Through an in-depth analysis of strategies in composition, color use, and form design, this research reveals how illustration, as a form of visual art, effectively conveys deep emotions and ideas. Based on plant photographs collected during the author's study visit to Europe, the study adopts an Expressionist style for visual re-creation, focusing on the expression of the theme "free growth". The findings indicate that carefully planned composition and clever color combinations can significantly guide viewers' visual experiences, creating the desired atmosphere; meanwhile, the subjective distortion and emotional expression techniques of Expressionism add artistic depth and emotional impact to the illustration works. Moreover, through specific creative practices, this research demonstrates that illustration art can not only beautify visual pages but also profoundly reflect the human inner world and social reality, thereby leaving a deep impression on viewers and eliciting positive emotional responses. The outcomes of this study not only provide new perspectives and strategies for the application of Expressionism in illustration creation but also offer valuable references for illustrators to integrate personal style and emotional expression into their works.


Illustrations; Expressionism; Illustrations to create

Cite This Paper

Ren Zuoli. The Illustration Expression of Flower and Plants Based on Expressionism Style. Frontiers in Art Research (2024) Vol. 6, Issue 3: 74-80. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2024.060313.


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