Illustrator Resources

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boy illustration.jpgThis collection is for my new illustrator friends--especially those who are just starting out.

In Print

Writing with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books by Uri Shulevitz

How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books and Get Them Published edited by Treld Bicknell

How to Write, Illustrate, and Design Children's Books by Frieda Gates

Illustrating Children's Books: Creating Pictures for Publication by Martin Salisbury

On the Web

The Blackwing Diaries by Jenny Lerew - follow her link to her sketchbook, too

Children's Illustration Agents composed by Phyllis Cahill

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Directory of Children's Illustration

The Drawing Board for Illustrators

Dummies for Smarties on Yellapalooza - other good articles on this site, too

Ezra Jack Keats - looking at how he put together his picture books

Gouache Resist by Laura McGee Kvasnosky

How I developed the idea for From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

How to be a Children's Book Illustrator

How to Illustrate a Children's Book - 3 articles
http://blog.illustrationcastle.com/2006/09/19/how-to-illustrate-a-childrens-book/
http://www.wikihow.com/Illustrate-a-Children's-Book
http://www.ehow.com/how_2068096_illustrate-childrens-book.html

How to Make a Storyboard

Mighty Art Demos - search by art medium, category, or artist's name

Picture Book Database

Starting Out: Tips for Beginning Illustrators on Yellapalooza

Temple of the Seven Golden Camels


Have any more illustration links to add? If you can't see the comment box, click on the title above then scroll down.

Thanks to Xenia from morguefile for the above image.

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Just found this site: http://illustrationfriday.com. Good creative kickstarter!

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