Illustrating Children's Books: Creating Pictures For Publication by Martin SalisburyIllustrating Children's Books: Creating Pictures For Publication by Martin Salisbury

Illustrating Children's Books: Creating Pictures For Publication

byMartin Salisbury

Paperback | August 1, 2004

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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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Title:Illustrating Children's Books: Creating Pictures For PublicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.5 × 9.5 × 0.41 inPublished:August 1, 2004Publisher:Barrons Educational SeriesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0764127179

ISBN - 13:9780764127175

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Start! A great book for anyone looking to illustrate children's books as a career or a hobby. There a lots of great examples and quick chapters so you can return to them for reference. Beautiful artwork and very inspiring!
Date published: 2006-09-07