Back to Topics

From First Ideas to Finished Book

Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image First IdeasBrowse through sketchbooks and other materials to discover how illustrators explore projects and generate ideas.
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Character DevelopmentFind out how illustrators create and develop compelling characters.
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Developing SettingsInvestigate the ways in which illustrators create settings for their books
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Developing ContentSee how authors, illustrators and publishers work together to develop a book.
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Shaping the Whole BookDiscover how illustrators translate their ideas into picture book format.
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Page Composition and LayoutExplore different approaches to page design and discover the impact of composition and layout on the final book.
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Dummy BooksExplore the ways in which dummy books are made and used.
Thumbnail Image
Work Preview Image Final Artwork and PublicationSee examples of final artwork and learn about the techniques and media used by successful illustrators.