The Story Tellers exhibit on the Art of the Storybook (right up my alley!) runs through October 10, 2014 at The Works in Newark, Ohio. Catch it while you can! I love how the exhibit takes you behind the scenes of how a book is made. So many artists work in different ways. It is a fascinating glimpse into the creative process. Here are some scenes from the show.
Early illustration by Newark native, from sketch to magazine cover.
From Granville’s own Carlo LoRaso (curator of the show):
From Antoinette Portis, whose Not a Box makes regular appearances in my programming — I’m all about imagination and the power of play.
We even did an Out of the Box preschool program:
I’ve heard the term digital art for a while now, but I haven’t been quite sure what all that entails. John Skewes gives a look into his process of creation for the Larry Gets Lost books. This example features Philadelphia’s City Hall from the unusual vantage point of the statue of Penn.
And how does a 32 page picture book come together? Here you can see the work that goes into the layout of the book:
Others, like Granville artist Tim Bowers, use photographs in the illustration process.
Reynoldsburg native artist Steve Harpster doodles all the time:
All exhibits should have a reading area, especially one devoted to book ilustration:
Go visit the Story Tellers exhibit before it closes on Friday!