The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 5, No 1 (2001)

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Learning to Illustrate Children's Books

Kathryn Shoemaker

Abstract


Children's book illustrators need to learn how to tell a story with pictures for children of all ages. That knowledge comes from learning how children read pictures at various developmental stages and from creating countless thumbnail sketches, story boards and book dummies that bring words and pictures together over and over again until they sing.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680