Chip Kidd on Charlotte's Web: This was the first book I read that was really about the power of design and typography. I would say that Charlotte’s typographic web-o-grams represent the first depiction of a successful ad campaign in children’s literature.
Rebecca Elliot is a fantastic author and I can't believe she has a free course here for emerging picture book authors: Retro Doodler Rebecca Elliott: How to write and illustrate a picture book part 1 (of
Lesson Inspiration to do a layered painting with maybe a cut-out paper ark to stick on top at this kind of scale, from an illustration from "Noah's Ark" by Miche Wynants for Harcourt, Brace & World. via Vintage Childrens Books My Kid Loves
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