The picture book has taken a different turn AGAIN! When you think you know exactly where you are and then BAM! Something happens and you see an opportunity to grow.
Discovering how far you can take a dream is worth the effort. I’m in no hurry to finish. I want it to be the best of what I can produce. And so I took and online Craftsy course.
The Art of Picture books with Shadra Strickland
Shadra has opened my eyes to many issues with my layout, mood, perspective, the list is endless. I think its okay to take a step backward if it means you will learn. I’m making progress in more ways than I can imagine. Building skills I can put to good use over and over.
This week after many changes to my story I came across Susanna Leonard Hill’s post.
A competition for illustrators. The word DISCOVER is the theme.
My draft of Sugar the calf (above) discovering how frightful a day at the fair can be. Needs more work, I want to push it further I have submitted this image. I will be improving on it no doubt.
I am hoping to win the big prize, please wish me luck
I hope I filled the brief? What do you think? Would you vote for me after reading the brief?