How to Illustrate a Children's Book
Good children's books, especially for younger kids, need interesting pictures. That's where
an illustrator comes in. Children's writing always offers an illustrator lots of ideas for
things to illustrate. This article show you how to create illustrations for a children's book.
1. Start by drawing some thumbnail sketches based on the story.
2. Sketch the characters appearances with study sketches. You can use these as references
throughout the whole illustration process.
3. Resize the sketches to your target size and add any extra details you want to put
in the illustration.
4. Next, to make a "carbon copy" of the sketch by turning it over and rubbing the
entire back with charcoal.