CREATING PICTURE BOOKS: MY PROCESS AND THOUGHTS ON CREATIVE COLLABORATION
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(Last updated: December 3, 2015)
Part 1: Coming up with the idea.
Part 2: Writing the story.
Part 3: Illustrating the story.
Part 4: Final stages and publication.
Part 2: Thinking visually with thumbnail sketches (includes downloadable template)
From an illustrator's perspective:
For young readers, I've created a step-by-step guide about how the picture book NAKED! was created.
For young readers, I've created a step-by-step guide about how the picture book I'M BORED was created.
The I'M BORED Scrapbook documented the creation of I'M BORED, a new picture book by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by yours truly, published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers in Sept/2012. This blog includes photos, sketches, process notes, comics as well as quotes from the author, editor (Justin Chanda) and art director (Laurent Linn).