What exists in the space between the words and the pictures? How do the stories unfold? What happens between the first sketch and finished picturebook?
Twelve of the world's finest contemporary picturebook makers generously share their experiences, challenges, doubts, sketches, illustrations, and invaluable insights into their creation process. They reveal the complex and time-consuming work that happens behind the scenes, in service of their stories and their readers.
An inspiring collection of picturebook knowledge for anyone interested in this unique and dynamic art form. The editor of the book is Sam McCullen, who runs the Picturebook Makers blog and the picturebook platform dPICTUS.
PICTUREBOOK MAKERS reveals the picturebook's immense creative potential, and celebrates outstanding international picturebooks and their creators.
Featuring Jon Klassen, Kitty Crowther, Beatrice Alemagna, Shaun Tan, Eva Lindstroem, Blexbolex, Chris Haughton, Suzy Lee, Bernardo P. Carvalho, Isol, Manuel Marsol, and Johanna Schaible.
Format Hardback | 160 pages
Dimensions 200 x 240mm
Publication date Mar 2022
Publication City/Country United Kingdom
Illustrations note Illustrated throughout