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Drawing Children for Picture Books
Drawing Children for Picture Books
Ann Thomas
Illustrate stories that captivate kids at reading time. Draw children with lifelike proportions, youthful features, convincing skin tones and more.
Curiously Similar
Unlock your inner storyteller and illustrate a picture book that will captivate children and publishers alike.
Shadra Strickland
Shadra Strickland
Learn to develop and draw original characters brimming with personality for picture books that kids (and adults!) can't put down.
Doreen Mulryan
Doreen Mulryan
Develop and refine enchanting animal characters that captivate audiences of all ages!
Eric  Johnson
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