This personal project is slowly coming together, a bit slower than I'd like really, but we are getting there.
Since last month I've continued working on the page roughs, but at full size after scanning them into Photoshop. Now that I’m working at the finished size, I’m able to think about the backgrounds in each spread and start to build the world the characters are inhabiting. The idea that book covers, end papers and title pages can set the stage for a story has always int
Well, time is ticking along and not much progress has been made on my own titles, so I've decided to blog about my process as a way to keep me on target with my deadline.
I'll share with you what I do once I receive a manuscript and how I turn those initial thoughts when reading through the manuscript for the first time, into a full colour, with surround sound (well maybe not quite that) book that will (hopefully) delight children and parents alike. And with multiple reading