Just like illustrations in chapter books, picture book illustrations need to engage the reader. But instead of playing a supporting role, picture book illustrations take center stage. They must move the story forward and compel the reader to turn that page and the next and the next.You can check out more on Patrice at her website.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Difference Between Illustrating Picture Books and Chapter Books
Here's a wonderful post written by Illustrator Patrice Barton on the difference between illustrating picture books, and chapter books. Patrice wrote her blog on Cynthia Leitich Smith's wonderful and incredibly useful blog CYNSATIONS (a good one to regularly read). Here's an preview of the article: