The following post by Illustrator April Chu on the Lee and Low blog, is an interesting read for both writers and illustrators. She writes about the illustration process for her book, Summoning the Phoenix. She shows how she brainstorms, researches, does thumbnail sketches, and much more. Included in the article are black and white sketches and final art of beautiful colored illustrations.
Here’s a fascinating look at a You Tube piece, “47 Charming Facts About Children’s Books,” narrated by author John Green, on the Mental Floss You Tube. Enjoy.
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