We have created hundreds of illustration projects implementing various styles and techniques for our customers. Below you can find some samples which can help you to understand what illustration style fits best for your children's book project.
We create a free trial sketch so customers can estimate our working quality and speed BEFORE signing a contract and making any payments.
SCRIPT AND DESCRIPTION
After confirming the trial sketch, we require a story script and a description for each illustration to start the project.
A 50% prepayment is required before proceeding to the main project.
Within a week or so, we provide sketches of the entire project for a preview.
After approving the sketches, we start the coloring stage.
We will invoice the remaining 50% payment after the approval of the final-colored illustrations.
LAYOUT & COVER DESIGN
We also provide book layout and cover design services - wrapping up newly created illustrations in a beautiful book design.
Below are some common questions from our customers that may very well give you the answer you are looking for.
When hiring an illustrator for your children's book, you should consider their experience, style, and availability. Look for an artist who has a strong portfolio of children's book illustrations and is able to create the type of artwork you are looking for. You should also make sure the illustrator is available to complete the project within your desired timeline. Feel free to schedule a FREE consultation call with us and we will guide you through the entire process.
The cost to hire an illustrator for a children's book varies based on factors like the illustrator's experience, the difficulty of the project, and the amount of work needed. To get the best deal, you should compare quotes from several illustrators to get the best devaluates from several quotes from several illustrators to get the best devaluates from several different illustrators. And, if you're looking for a quick and easy solution, US Illustrations can provide you with a full quote within 24 hours! Fill out the form below and get started.
The right number of illustrations for a children's book can depend on a variety of factors, including the length of the book, the age group of the intended audience, and the type of illustrations you are looking for. It's a good idea to work with your illustrator to determine the best number of illustrations for your book. Click the button below to schedule a FREE consultation with our professional illustrators.
To communicate your vision for the illustrations in your children's book, you should provide your illustrator with detailed descriptions of your characters, settings, and scenes. You can also provide examples of artwork or styles that you like to give the illustrator an idea of what you are looking for. Working with US ILLUSTRATIONS, things work much more accessible. You can simply fill out our Character Form, and we will bring your vision to life by creating a FREE character illustration within 24 hours. Please feel free to fill out our Character Form below.
To ensure that the illustrations in your children's book match the tone and style of the text, you should discuss your vision for the book with our illustrators and provide them with examples of the type of artwork you are looking for. You should also be open to feedback and revisions from the illustrator to ensure that the illustrations and text are cohesive.
discussing copyright with the illustrator before starting the project is important to avoid any issues with the illustrations in your children's book. You need to discuss copyright issues with the illustrator before starting the project. Make sure to have a written agreement that outlines the terms of the collaboration and protects both parties. US Illustrations offers full copyright ownership, which is clearly stated in our contract with authors.
Yes, we always send a rough draft before they are finalized (we call them "Sketches"). It's a good idea to work with your illustrator to establish a timeline and review process that allows you to provide feedback and make any necessary revisions before the final artwork is completed.
Yes, it is typically possible to make changes to the illustrations in your children's book after they have been completed. However, it's important to keep in mind that making significant changes to the artwork after it has been completed can be time-consuming and may incur additional costs. It's a good idea to communicate any changes you would like to make to the illustrator before the final artwork is delivered. However, you can always adjust the initial draft stage - at no cost.