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Unit #2 – Lesson 6 -“Publishing” Your Book using Power Point video

Now that your book illustrations are complete and your cover design is finished you need to publish. You are asked to use Power Point to do so, or if you are a Mac user then Mac’s equivalent.  This lesson will… Continue Reading →

Unit #2- Lesson 5 – The Cover Design

The book market is a crazy competitive one.  The cover of one’s book is the “make it or break it” part of your book because if no one buys it it cannot flourish. The design of the cover needs to… Continue Reading →

Unit 2-Lesson #4 – Illustrating the Book

Here are a couple of examples of student work from previous years: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B20h2wC2N1pxTHBSc3dJTXJqZTg/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B20h2wC2N1pxU2taWHdSRjA5ODg/view?usp=sharing https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B20h2wC2N1pxczM1WUJqWFlrUXc/view?usp=sharing   Once you have storyboarded the whole story thereby completing your plan with a pacing and set of illustrations that work show the story effectively,… Continue Reading →

Unit 2-Lesson #3 -Plan you children’s book on a STORYBOARD

Last lesson you learned the essentials of designing a good character for your children’s book.   Good Character Design – the character ‘s traits need to be easily understood by little children. Therefor the character’s design needs to speak what the… Continue Reading →

Unit #2 – Lesson 2 – Designing the MAIN CHARACTER for Children’s Book Illustration

As a pre-amble  to this lesson, here is an example of a children’s book re-illustrated: Sarah Maycock re-illustrated Audrey and Don Woods Quick as a Cricket This is the Original:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYWcyRHGFPo This is Sarah Maycock’s remake (she’s changed the wording… Continue Reading →

Unit #2- Lesson #1, part B – introducing Children’s Book Illustration

Our project involves re-illustrating a children’s storybook.  Not a rewrite – do not try and  re-write the wording – that is a writer’s job.  Pick a story that is already written, and  re-illustrate it; The Three Pigs, for example. You… Continue Reading →

UNIT #2 – Lesson #1, part A- Children’s Book Illustration

This lesson is to be completed by Monday, May 11. In this new unit of study the intentions/objectives are that you will: Increase strategies for image and character design development Consider approaches for cohesively unifying a collection of art pages… Continue Reading →

Unit #1 -STREET ART – Lesson 6 – wrap-up with a Core Competency Reflection

Upload to your edublog your final image of you street art work, as well as your photo of the location where you intended the work to be put. Open a Core Competency reflection sheet  http://www.sd43.bc.ca/school/riverside/ProgramsServices/CoreCompetencies/Documents/Riverside%20CC%27s%20Self%20Assessment%20Document.pdf and write your reflection answering… Continue Reading →

Unit #1- STREET ART – Lesson 5 – Street Art Final Project

Check this out: Banksy unveils home bathroom art while in coronavirus lockdown   Hi All, Look at the following street art examples and see if you can see “WHAT DOES EACH ART WORK CONTRIBUTE TO THE COMMUNITY THAT IT RESTS… Continue Reading →

Unit #1 – STREET ART -Lesson 4 – RESEARCH a Street Art Artist

Hi.  How do you feel about me sticking to this style of learning – that is me posting the lessons on my blog? Would you rather meet from 9 to 10 am on “Microsoft Teams”?   I would really like to… Continue Reading →

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