Illustrating Children’s Books by Martin Ursell answers all the questions you’ll have about creating illustrations for children.
Have you ever wondered how to go about illustrating a children’s book? Do you wonder where you’d get your ideas from? How you’d capture a narrative? Would you know how to go about getting your illustrations published? Martin Ursell answers all these questions in this beautifully illustrated book. It includes a wealth of practical tips and ideas that cover the whole illustrating process - from your very first idea to the completed book. The accompanying illustrations show how Martin makes his vivid imagery and offers a behind the scenes glance at the roughs, visuals and idea sheets created along the way. Included are a number of exercises that support the ideas discussed and suggest ways of further developing your skills.
144 page paperback. 220 x 280mm.
Martin Ursell has illustrated many books for children including the award-winning Song of Pentecost by WJ Corbett. He is a senior lecturer of illustration at Middlesex University.