How Literature Inspires Visual Art


When it comes to communication through media, illustration tops the list as one of the best forms to communicate ideas to the masses. Not only do pictures decorate and delight, they also inform and inspire. Going back in time, the drawings that man made on cave walls and rocks played a significant role in story-telling and relaying information to others.

It is without a doubt that literature inspires visual art. You may ask, “How?” Well, what we read creates a series of emotions, making us react to the characters, their environment, and what transpires. Not only does literature inspire art in its traditional form, it also encourages new ideas in the modern media.
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