Illustrating Children s Books

Author: Martin Salisbury
Publisher: Herbert Press
ISBN: 9781912217571
Format: PDF
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Containing essential advice and guidance, this book uses step-by-step sketches and instructions throughout to reveal the techniques and skills required to illustrate children's books. It explains how to tackle fantasy, fairy tales, realism and nature drawings using a variety of media and advises on the different aspects needed when working for differing age groups.

Illustrating Children s Books

Author: Martin Salisbury
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781741143157
Format: PDF, Docs
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A unique book for art students and creatively minded beginners who want to learn how to target their drawing and painting skills to the ever-expanding children s book market.

Illustrating Children s Books

Author: Martin Salisbury
Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
ISBN: 9780764127175
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The successful book illustrator starts by understanding his author'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 children'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 children'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.

Illustrating Children s Books

Author: Martin Ursell
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847974953
Format: PDF
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How do you go about illustrating a children's book? Where do the ideas come from? How do you illustrate a narrative? How do you get published? This beautiful book answers all these questions and more. With practical tips and ideas throughout, it explains and follows the journey from first idea to final completed book. It is filled with illustrations that show how these images are made, and offers a rare chance to see the roughs, visuals and ideas sheets from a variety of childen's illustrators. Exercises support the ideas discussed and suggest ways of developing them. A beautiful book aimed at artists, illustrators, publishers, colleges and adult education courses teaching illustration. Explains the journey from first idea to the final completed book. Offers a rare chance to see the roughs, visuals and ideas sheets from a variety of children's illustrators. Superbly illustrated with 199 colour images. Martin Ursell is a senior lecturer in illustration at Middlesex University and has illustrated many books for children.

Writing and Illustrating Children s Books for Publication

Author: Berthe Amoss
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781582973531
Format: PDF, Docs
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A revised tenth anniversary edition blends encouraging advice with hands-on activity recommendations, in a guide for prospective writers that features literary exercises, checklists, targeted reading lists, updated case histories, online research lists, and submissions information.

Writing with Pictures

Author: Uri Shulevitz
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780823059355
Format: PDF
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Albert Handell and Leslie Trainor Handell take the artist's perception of light to new heights in Intuitive Light by breaking down the science of light into basic, easy-to-understand concepts. They explore such areas as perceiving and interpreting the visual world, reality and illusion, mood and atmosphere. Each of the book's four parts is written so that you can read it from beginning to end or focus on specific topics. Either way, you gain a complete understanding of the subject.

Illustrating Children s Books

Author: Nancy S. Hands
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780134514109
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Features over 100 illustrations depicting a wide variety of techniques, styles, and subject matter found in contemporary children's literature.

Show and Tell

Author: Dilys Evans
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811849715
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A fascinating exploration of children's book illustration focuses on the work of twelve contemporary illustrators, including David Wiesner, Lane Smith, David Shannon, and Betsy Lewin, to teach readers about the perfect marriage of art and text.

Children s Picturebooks

Author: Martin Salisbury
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781856697385
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Children's picturebooks are the very first books we encounter, and they form an important, constantly evolving, and dynamic sector of the publishing world. But what does it take to create a successful picture book for children? In this publication, Martin Salisbury and Morag Styles introduce us to the world of children's picturebooks, providing a solid background to the industry while exploring the key concepts and practices that have gone into the creation of successful picturebooks.