By Gayleen Rabakukk
Today we welcome author Darshana Khiani to talk about her journey to becoming a published author and how writing her new book, I’m An American, illustrated by Laura Freeman (Viking, May 2, 2023) presented very different challenges from her debut picture book, How to Wear a Sari,
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By Mark Mitchell
How to place things to ‘look right’ in your story illustrations…
Illustrators, let’s talk about a fundamental issue of draftsmanship that you’ve probably run up against in your pictures.
It falls under “linear perspective.”
The issue is eye level (or you might have heard it called “horizon line.”) Viewers are typically unaware of it.
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Author Tara Luebbe, photo by Carl Kerridge
By Traci Sorell
Tara Luebbe is on a roll!
She has been doing double duty promoting two debut picture books published earlier this year.
Luckily, her sister Becky Cattie co-authors the books with her, so they can share this journey together.
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