Design a Children’s Book

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How to Design a Children's Book: Cover and Internal Pages

Hello and welcome to my tutorial on how I went about making my first published children’s book, Ruan the Little Red Squirrel“>Ruan The Little Red Squirrel by Rachel McGaw.

This tutorial will cover the creation of the cover and a double-page spread using Adobe InDesign CS6 and Adobe Photoshop CS6. This will be more of a theory of creating a book and working with a publisher or author than a painting tutorial.

This tutorial documents what happened when I was commissioned to create Ruan The Little Red Squirrel. Each job is different, but most have similar processes—this tutorial documents my experience, and yours may vary…

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