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

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN IN THE AUTISM SPECTRUM

According to a recent US government study, a growing number of children in America are being diagnosed with some form of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study estimates that the autism rate in the country has reached a new high of 1 in every 45 children. In this scenario, it is imperative to take into account the special needs of autistic children while designing any educational resource. Since books Continue Reading

IMPORTANCE OF ART COMPETITIONS IN SCHOOLS

Schools level competitions are about more than just participation and winning prizes; they can play a major role in uncovering and nurturing natural talents of the students. This is especially true of the art competitions where the students find a platform to display their creative and artistic abilities; for children and teenager, this can often have a life-changing effect. Experience Drawing Continue Reading

How Important Is The Role Of A Children’s Book Illustrator

Think of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” or “Matilda” and what springs to mind are the quirky, cartoonish illustrations that brought the book characters to life. The magic of these books lay in the perfect collaboration between the author Roald Dahl and the illustrator Quentin Blake. In fact, as an illustrator of over 250 books, Blake was just as widely loved by the readers. Iconic Continue Reading

Need For Children’s Book Illustrations

Natural restlessness often makes it difficult for young readers to settle down with a book for any length of time. However, it is widely accepted that readers usually have more finely-tuned intellectual abilities, stronger emotional makeup and better communication skills than non-readers; readers have greater opportunities to succeed in life. Therefore, given the importance of reading in broadening Continue Reading

Guidelines for a Children’s Book Illustrator

Illustrations are usually the most attractive element in any kind of book but they play different functions in different books. In some books, the illustrations are used to make the book more attractive and eye-catching while in others, it is used to add clarity to the written content. In story books the illustrations add to the entertainment value; in educational books they add to the instructional Continue Reading