Comic-Con San Diego starts today and it’s free!
Then click on Comic-Con@Home for the program schedule.
Xin Li you have the ability to make magical illustrations. That is such a wonderful gift.
For me number 1. I think it has the feel you are looking for. It is a beautiful spread and the tone is lovely. Maybe the boy could be in a ¾ pose like the father so his head doesn’t look like he is turning so much.
Number 2 is also beautiful. Your questions make me think. How come this illustration - as much as I like it - doesn’t give me the same feeling as the first one? Maybe it has too many pointy things and maybe round clouds between the boat and the top of the homes would help. Or maybe the homes could be farther away and lighter in color.
@Neha-Rawat Your illustrations are beautiful. Congratulations!
@xin-li I took a class with art director Lauren Rille. She starts by placing
the text on the storyboard, then the illustrations. She gives the
emphasis to the characters. Lots of spot illustrations. Hope this
can help you speed up your process.
These books are very popular:
Crafty Chloe Dress Up Mess Up by Kelly Dipucchio
Good luck with your book!