May 10, 2011
The Evolution of a Cover with art director Chad Beckerman
Chad Beckerman, creative director at Abrams Books for Young Readers, will describe the process of working with an illustrator to design a book jacket, from the initial sketches to the finished product. Attendees are welcome to bring a card or a one page flyer, but NOT a portfolio.
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