Although it varies a bit from project to project and artist to artist, the standard process KWiL follows when creating is picture book is:
- Manuscript acquisition and editing
- Hiring an illustrator (unless the author is also the illustrator)
- Character Study
- Final Line Work
Author/Illustrator Amy Ward is in the final stage–color–for her book, Crunchy Not Sweet, which will release this fall.
Amy adds color to her illustrations digitally, and in layers. Here’s a sneak peek of her work-in-progress with the first two colors:
Thanks for sharing, Amy!