Bringing the Story to Life

Story Elements of The Pirate Bride

The Pirate Bride / Art Creation / Bringing the Story to Life

A good story creates it’s own pictures in the mind’s of its readers. Anna and I knew that we must first write a good story, but we always intended to pepper the text with illustrations. Jerry spent dozens of hours making sure that his contribution to the book would help to move the story forward, and he did! His illustrations are a big part of our book, and it wouldn’t be the same without him. In this gallery, you can see some of his first sketches, plus some elements from Anna’s original story that we were required to change. Pay attention to the first versions of the finalized pictures—how are they similar or different to the illustrations that made it into the book?



Filed Under: Art Creation by The PB Crew December 8, 2010, 2:30 am

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