This illustrator is fantastic!
Rogério Coelho has illustrated more than 100 literature books for Brazilian and foreign publishers. He has received several awards for his work such as the “Highly Recommendable” seal by FNLIJ (National Foundation for Children’s and Youth Books), the HQMIX Trophy in 2016 (national designer) and the Jabuti Award in 2012 (1st place didactic and educational category) and 2016 (1st place category for children’s or youth books). He was also a finalist for the Jabuti Award in 2016 in the “illustration” and “children’s book” categories and received the gold medal in the category “children’s picture books” (for all ages) at the Independent Publisher Book Awards 2017, for the American edition of my image book “The Boat of Dreams”, published in the USA by Tilbury House Publishers as “Boat of Dreams “.
Here is Rogério discussing his process for Eileen Spinelli’s One Earth:
Layout for the book cover illustration. A drawing just…
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