Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Illustrating a Children's Book

I illustrated The Yellow Tutu, written by Kirsten Bramsen, and published by Random House in 2009. For a peek into the process of illustrating a book, check out the following links. Each shows a double-page illustration as it appeared in the sequence of the book, accompanied by commentary and/or preliminary sketches:


For further reading on illustrating children's books, I highly recommend Writing With Pictures, by Uri Shulevitz, and Illustrating Children's Books, by Martin Salisbury.

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11 comments:

  1. So glad you had a chance to stop by. I know your busy with working on more books and all, but it's such an honor and pleasure to hear from talented friends like you.
    Have a most wonderful and restful weekend for sure.
    V

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  2. Vanessa, the feeling is mutual. Looking at your work is a delicious break and guaranteed pleasure. You have a wonderful weekend, too!

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  3. Hey Talented Lady, Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving such a inspiration. I would really like to meet up with you one day.
    We would have lots to talk about.
    Have a great week.
    V

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  4. Vanessa, that sounds wonderful - maybe some time in the near future? Let's keep in touch. Have a great week, too!

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  5. Hey Darling!
    Thanks so much for dropping by, How is the book coming along? I would love to talk sometimes inbox me at oohlaladesignstudio@gmail.com
    I'll send the number.
    Best to you.
    Big hugs

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  6. Hey There my Sister friend.
    You always make my day. I so love to hear from you.
    It warms my heart. I love you for it. Thanks so much for stopping by to make my day.
    Hugs

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  7. Hey Carin,
    Thanks so much for you encouraging words. You always have a way of making me feel so special and good. I so appreciate you. You are the sweetest! Hugs to you.
    V

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  8. Hello Carin!!
    Hope that you are doing well. Thank so much again for you kind words. They always, always bring a smile to my face. Thanks so much. Hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with your loved one. Sending you much love and joy and seasons greetings.
    Hugs
    v

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  9. I treasure your posts, V. And thanks so much for the well wishes. We did have a wonderful Thanksgiving--I hope you did, too.

    Big hugs and much love,
    Carin

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  10. A girl I used to babysit for LOVES this book (and the pictures most of all!)

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  11. I'm so happy to hear it! Thank you for dropping by and letting me know! (Sorry I'm late in responding - I've been mostly offline in the last week.) I like the name of your blog - that's something I'm forever attempting.

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