Bring Your Characters to Life

The future is looking bright for children’s book authors!

 

According to Publishers Weekly, children’s book sales have increased 12.6% from January 2014 to September 2015 and 11 out of 20 bestselling books in the United States are children’s books. It is likely that we will see continued growth trends in the children’s book industry making this a great time to publish your children’s book, but where to start?

 

Character development is the first step in creating your children’s book. BookFuel artists can bring your characters to life with our character development process.

 

Step 1- Initial Consultation
Book Fuel experts will meet with you to get an understanding of your vision for your artwork. This is your opportunity to show us examples and help create the mental image of your characters for our artists to work from.

Step 2- Concept Drafts
After our initial consultation with you, our artists capture your vision on paper with your first concept sketch. They will provide one concept sketch for your approval including up to two
revisions.

Step 3- Line Work
Once the drafts have been approved by you, the line work will be tightened up and inked creating crisp black outlines of your characters.

Step 4- Color
Next, coloring will be added in the style you choose, spot color or full color including one round of revision.

Step 5- Original Files for Multiple Uses
Your finished artwork will be provided to you in the original format, such as .ai, .psd. You can use this artwork for not only your book cover and interior pages, but also on your website, social media sites and on any marketing material for your book.

 

Ready to bring your characters to life? Speak with a BookFuel expert now (888) 960-0442.

Source: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry….

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