Carson Ellis’s Gladdenboot New Picture Book

h1 November 2nd, 2016 by jules


I’ve got a review over at BookPage of Carson Ellis’s newest picture book, Du Iz Tak? (Candlewick, October 2016).

The review is here, and today Carson shares some preliminary images from book. I’ve got a bit of final art as well. Pictured above is an early character study.



Preliminary images:


Ink and color studies


Character studies
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Early dummy


Illustrations in progress …
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Early sketches
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Some Final Spreads:


“Unk ribble!”
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DU IZ TAK?. Copyright © 2016 by Carson Ellis. Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA.

All other images used by permission of Carson Ellis.

One comment to “Carson Ellis’s Gladdenboot New Picture Book”

  1. I love this book so much!

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