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Section 4.2.6

Illustrations

Illustrations can provide your reader with a large amount of information about an object or topicin a very small space. An illustration can accurately depict the form of an object, help the readerto visualize how the object functions, or show the relationship of one object to another. It allows youto focus your audience's attention precisely on the details that you are describing, as shown in Figure12.

Figure 12

To use illustrations effectively, follow these guidelines:

Figure 13 presents several overviews of an object, illustrating the overall form of the object as wellas the relationship of parts to whole.

Figure 13

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