Week 1
Quarter 1 – Module 1
Perform Safety Procedures
in Drawing Objects
by Sir Joe-art Tijam
An illustration is a decoration,
interpretation or visual
explanation of a text, concept
or process, designed for
integration in published media,
such as posters, flyers,
magazines, books, teaching
materials, animations, video
games and films.
The origin of the word
“illustration” came from late
Middle English (in the sense
‘illumination; spiritual or
intellectual enlightenment’): via
Old French from Latin
illustration, from the verb
Contemporary illustration uses a
wide range of styles and
techniques, including drawing,
painting, printmaking, collage,
montage, digital design, multimedia,
3D modelling.
on the purpose,
illustration may be expressive,
stylized, realistic or highly
It is essential to understand why
illustration is important. In many
circumstances, illustrations are
much more effective than videos
and photographs.
Importance of ILLUSTRATION in design
“A picture is worth a
thousand words” is a
phrase that applies to the
design world.
Importance of ILLUSTRATION in design
1. If You Want to
Represent Something
The more abstract or
complex an idea
becomes, the more
important it becomes to
incorporate an illustration .
Importance of ILLUSTRATION in design
2. If the Subject is too
Ambitious to
If you’re working on a
project that involves
futuristic concepts or
characters, definitely find
a way to use illustration.
Importance of ILLUSTRATION in design
3. If You Want to Tell a
Think about the stories
you’ve read or heard over
the years. There are often
characters or a journey that
you can imagine in your
Importance of ILLUSTRATION in design
4. Visualize Data with
Rather than making a
standard pie chart or bar
graph, try to use illustration
to portray the data in a
visually appealing way.
Importance of ILLUSTRATION in design
5. Use Illustrations in
An entire company’s
brand is sometimes based
off of an illustration.
Designers often utilize
illustration techniques in
designing logo concepts.
What is the message of
the video?
Safety Procedures in ILLUSTRATION /Drawing
Like any other TLE specialization, students under
Illustration shall observe safety procedures. The
following safety tips are made to prevent any accident
and hazards related to Illustration.
Safety Procedures in ILLUSTRATION /Drawing
1. Pencils
Pencils are made with graphite,
rather than lead and are not
considered a hazard.
Colored pencils have pigments
added to the graphite, but the
amounts are small so that there
is no significant risk of exposure.
Safety Procedures in ILLUSTRATION /Drawing
2. Charcoal
Charcoal is usually made from
willow or vine sticks. Although
charcoal is just considered a
nuisance dust, inhalation of
large amounts of charcoal dust
can create chronic lung
problems through a mechanical
irritation and clogging effect.
Safety Procedures in ILLUSTRATION /Drawing
3. Colored Chalks
Colored chalks are also
considered nuisance dusts.
Some chalks are dustier than
others. Individuals who have
asthma sometimes have
problems with dusty chalks, but
this is a nonspecific dust
reaction, not a toxic reaction.
Safety Procedures in ILLUSTRATION /Drawing
4. Pastel Sticks
Pastel sticks consist of
pigments bound into solid form
by a resin. Inhalation of pastel
dusts is the major hazard.
Pastels can contain toxic
pigments such as chrome yellow
(lead chromate) which can
cause lung cancer, and
cadmium pigments (which can
cause kidney and lung damage
Safety Procedures in ILLUSTRATION /Drawing
5. Crayons and Oil Pastels
Crayons and oil pastels do not
present an inhalation hazard,
and thus are much safer than
pastels. Some oil pastels can
contain toxic pigments, but this
is only a hazard by accidental
What learning did
you get in today’s
Create your drawing plate following the given
This could be the part of the presentation
where you can introduce yourself, write
your email...
“This is a quote, words
full of wisdom that
someone important said
and can make the reader
get inspired.”
—Someone Famous