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The Art of the Picture Book taught by Shadra Strickland

Unlock your inner storyteller and illustrate a picture book that will captivate children and publishers alike.

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Category Drawing
Type Drawing
Subject Other
Material Graphite
Style Other
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I know you said in the lecture that you thought just a brick wall in the background wasn't enough but I really think it becomes part of the story. Just the two of them against a cold, unfeeling world. Nothing but loneliness and the two of them. I agree that it needs more views points but I would really like to see the whole thing with text. Looks so interesting.

04/11/2014 Flag

She planned this as a wordless picturebook. It works on many levels, but I worry that it is too quiet to hold the continued interest of a child. It would have been great if she had developed it more~

04/22/2014 Flag

I'm having a lot of trouble deciding what goes on each page. I know what elements I need for the story to be told but I don't know if I should make it very detailed or large bold characters and minimal background and I have kind of come to a stop as I can't do my storyboard without deciding. Any help most welcome : )

07/21/2014 Flag