Carol Chu tells us about the creation of a children’s book and shares what illustrators should include in their portfolios in this super interview over at ChildrensIllustrators.com. It’ll get you creating! Here’s a snippet:
What is your professional background and how did you come to be Art Director at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt?
Here’s how I started with HMH. Five years ago, I was hired as a Senior Designer in children’s books, specifically paperbacks. Two years later, I was promoted to Associate Art Director overseeing paperbacks while also designing young adult jackets. Now, I find myself the Art Director of Franchise and Paperbacks.