Illustrating Children's Books: Creating Pictures for Publication (Paperback)

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The successful book illustrator starts by understanding his authorÂ's flight of fancy, then rendering the ideas and actions imaginatively in pictorial terms. This unusual and inspiring book was written for art students and ambitious beginners. It instr...

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The successful book illustrator starts by understanding his authorÂ's flight of fancy, then rendering the ideas and actions imaginatively in pictorial terms. This unusual and inspiring book was written for art students and ambitious beginners. It instructs on methods of developing both imaginative powers and the technical artistic skills to produce high quality illustrations that will please authors and childrenÂ's book editors. Separate chapters focus on:
  • Media, materials, and techniques
  • Developing different drawing styles to fit specific storytelling methods
  • Instilling visual personality traits in story characters
  • Creating effective sequential images for storyboards and picture book outlines
  • Design, typography, and preparation for print
  • Illustrating story books for older children
  • Illustrating nonfiction and educational books
  • Breaking into the childrenÂ's book publishing business
Here is solid, practical instruction for students of book illustration, enhanced with more than 250 how-to illustrations in color and black-and-white.

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ISBN 9780764127175
Genre DESIGN / Book
Format Paperback
Pages 144
Publisher Date 2004-08-01 00:00:00.0
Publisher Barrons Educational Series Inc
Copyright Year 2004
Height 9.25 in
Wdth 9.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 1.25 lb
Language English
Subtitle Creating Pictures for Publication
Audience General/trade
Authors Salisbury, Martin

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