We didn’t envy the job of Laurent Linn, Art Director of Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, who was tasked with picking a winner from the pool of incredibly lovely submissions. He ended up choosing a playful design that nods at one of New York’s most recognizable symbols – the Statue Of Liberty.
Originally Published: Sep. 9, 2010
by Emily Goodman
On Saturday, July 24, picture book illustrators were treated to an intense and inspiring day of workshops, personal critiques and insider tips from industry professionals that one participant called “revelatory.”
In the morning, participants attended a critique workshop led by either Laurent Linn, art director at Simon & Schuster, or Pat Cummings, illustrator, author, and teacher at Parsons. About half of the participants brought work for critique. (more…)