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How to make a guide of picture books

Make a Guide of Picture Books

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Definition: A picture book is a narrative that uses pictures and words. These words and pictures complement each other. Picture books often have a moral.

The Peasant Prince is a perfectly good example of a picture book because it tells a true story and the pictures are very decriptive.

The Peasant Prince is a perfectly good example of a picture book because it tells a true story and the pictures are very decriptive.

Double Page Spread: Double Page Spread is a double page which has one picture covering the whole two pages.

This is a Double page spread because the drawing is not divided down the middle of the two pages.

This is a Double page spread because the drawing is not divided down the middle of the two pages.

Colour Saturation: Colour Saturation is the intensity of colour in an artwork or drawing.

In this drawing the colour saturation is very intense because of the vibrant colours being used to  show different emootions.

In this drawing the colour saturation is very intense because of the vibrant colours being used to show different emootions.

Monochrome: Monochrome is when only 1 colour is used but in many different shades and tones.

In this photo it  is only one colour but the artist has created monochrome by pushing harder in some places and not as hard i other places.

In this photo it is only one colour but the artist has created monochrome by pushing harder in some places and not as hard i other places.

Sepia: Sepia is a brown colour but with a tinge of red in it.

Sepia is shown in the colour of these drawings.

Sepia is shown in the colour of these drawings.

Camera Angle: Camera angle is the angle on which the camera is held to get a different point of view.

This photo has been taken on an angle which in this case means camera angle.

This photo has been taken on an angle which in this case means camera angle.

Foreground: Foreground is the area near to the photographer or the main feature of an artwork.

In this drawing the boy is the main feature and he is in the forground.

In this drawing the boy is the main feature and he is in the forground.

Background: Background is the area behind the main features and foreground.

In this drawing the city isn't in the foreground or the main feature so it therefore is in the background.

In this drawing the city isn't in the foreground or the main feature so it therefore is in the background.

Graphics: Graphics is the visual quality of a photograph.

In this photo you can see the light reflecting of it on the top left hand side, that is part of the graphics

In this photo you can see the light reflecting of it on the top left hand side, that is part of the graphics

Superimposed: Superimposed is when something overlaps.

Here you the dancer on the left hand side is superimposed over part of the black and white drawing.

Here you the dancer on the left hand side is superimposed over part of the black and white drawing.

Text and text box: Text is the writing or area of the writing.

Here the text is on the left hand page and is in a chosen font.

Here the text is on the left hand page and is in a chosen font.

Caption: Caption is a brief description of something.

Realistic: Realistic is how real something looks.

In this drawing the man is realistic and therefore looks real.

In this drawing the man is realistic and therefore looks real.

Abstract: Abstract is a drawing or a painting of something done in a non-realistic way.

This drawing is abstract because what is happening here wouldn't happen in real life.

This drawing is abstract because what is happening here wouldn't happen in real life.

Symbol: A Symbol represents something or someone.

This drawing of a mother and her son hugging show their emotion for each other and symbolises what they are trying to do or say without using words .

This drawing of a mother and her son hugging show their emotion for each other and symbolises what they are trying to do or say without using words .

Montage: Montage is when many drawings or photographs are placed together and overlapping slightly.

This is a moontage bbecause many different drawings or photos are being used on the same page.

This is a moontage bbecause many different drawings or photos are being used on the same page.

Shading: Shading is when you do more layers of colour to show darer patches in your artwork or painting.

Here the artist has shaded different colours in different areas and it gives a different feel.

Here the artist has shaded different colours in different areas and it gives a different feel.

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