|Instructor Emilie Boon and her students listen as Bob talks about his multi-media technique.|
The couple spoke to Illustration III, with visitors from Illustration I and Book Dummy attending. They met in the newly renovated ISB, Illustration Studies Building, with it's exposed brick and ductwork and updated electronics.
|Bob's storyboard with comments, and the finished book|
|Students look closely at different stages of the Alley's collaborative work.|
Graphic novels are a growing trend in the children's book industry, but graphic novels for young children are still quite rare. These two are a re-take on familiar fairy tales that morph into one ongoing tale. Between them, the books garnered starred reviews in Horn Book Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly and Booklist, not to mention many more awards.
|Original crow-quill pen art, and finished art.|
Don't miss Bob and Zoe's great work. Here are some links to their websites.
Go here to see a schedule of places where you can meet the Alley's yourself, and purchase some of their books.