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    DescriptionThe 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.


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    Title
    Illustrating Children's Books
    Subtitle
    Creating Pictures for Publication
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Martin Salisbury
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 235 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780764127175
    ISBN 10: 0764127179
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25830
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: AC
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: AKLB
    Libri: I-AT
    DC21: 741.642
    BISAC V2.8: DES007040, LAN027000
    DC22: 741.642
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC22: 741.6/42
    BISAC V2.8: DES001000
    LC classification: NC965.S23
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: NC965 .S23 2004
    Thema V1.0: AGA, AKLB
    Edition statement
    For the Us.
    Publisher
    Barron's Educational Series
    Imprint name
    Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.
    Publication date
    01 August 2004
    Back cover copy
    back cover Illustrating Children's Books The art of illustration for children has a long and rich tradition, and for generations has been beloved by countless readers. "Illustrating Children's Books "shows you how to create beautiful artwork for children. It examines the approaches taken by advanced-level students and leading artists, and describes how their ideas evolve from start to finish. Sketches and annotations reveal the techniques of successful children's illustrators and explain how to tackle fantasy, fairytale, realism, and nature drawings. Includes tips on working in a variety of media and offers advice on illustrating for different age groups and types of books. Teaches you how to interpret and enrich the text, build characters, and create vibrant settings that will stir readers' imaginations. You'll discover how to create storyboards and layouts, work to a brief, and present your work professionally. Martin Salisbury is Course Director for the Master of Arts Degree in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia University, Cambridge, England. Since graduating in illustration from Maidstone College of Art he has worked continuously as a book illustrator and painter alongside his academic post. He is a regular contributor to " Artists and Illustrators Magazine "and is co-editor of the graphic arts magazine " Line. " Martin lives in Cambridgeshire, England.