QUENTIN BLAKE’S GOLDEN RULES FOR ILLUSTRATORS

When advice comes from a master, the best that anyone can do is to listen. And listen well!! So when one of the world’s best recognised and most well-loved illustrator, Quentin Blake lists out the rules for illustrators, it is time for them to give heed. Quentin Blake was known to work in close collaboration with the authors to bring their vision to life with his iconic illustrations. He used Continue Reading

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ILLUSTRATORS

If you are a first time children’s writer, with a picture book in the pipeline, here are a few things you should keep in mind as you go through the pre- publishing process. If your manuscript has been signed up by a traditional publisher, you will probably not be an active participant in the illustration process as most publishers have their own illustrators to do the job for them. However, if Continue Reading

USEFUL TIPS FOR CHILDREN’S WRITERS

If you want your children’s book to grab the attention of the publisher or rise to the top in popularity charts, you need, to begin with, a good story and a great character. But that is just the beginning. You also need a plan which takes into account all the other important factors. Target Audience While your book may appeal to a wider audience too, it is very important to have a target audience Continue Reading

ROLE OF ILLUSTRATION AGENCY IN EDUCATIONAL MEDIA AND TECHNOLOGY

Educational media and technology can be used to enhance learning in almost any discipline, in classroom learning as well as out-of-class learning. However, it is in the latter case that use of advanced educational media and technology can be truly productive as a mode of learning. Data from research suggests that students learn better when visuals are a part of the written text or verbal content. Visuals Continue Reading