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I've put a rough dummy together for a PB. My agent loves the story but I'm not a pro illustrator so needless to say, I'm a bit clueless as to what I'm doing! It's got too many spreads and I'm hoping someone will pinpoint the ones that need to be chucked out, as well as let me know if any of it is working at all. These aren't finished illustrations, just pencil sketches mostly, so I'm not after detailed critiques on each image... that'll have to come when I've figured out whether I'm on the right track!I'd be happy to return the favour!Modified to add: When I say my agent loves the story, I mean the WORDS. She has only seen one character image, which is my avatar here. She loved that but hasn't seen my sketchy sketches!
#1 - March 05, 2014, 01:07 PM

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Sorry I can't be much help, Frazi. (I'm just a word girl.) But I wanted to say I LOVE your avatar :-)!!
#2 - March 05, 2014, 01:20 PM
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Aww, thank you, Andi!  :)
#3 - March 05, 2014, 01:33 PM

Hi Franzilla,
I'd love to take a look if you are interested, I have my own dummy I could possibly sling your way?! It is similarly rough, I'm trying to get it ready to show to my agent for the first time, eek! My email is tadghthepom at hotmail dot com, feel free to send it on over!
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#4 - March 05, 2014, 02:52 PM

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Great! Sending...
#5 - March 05, 2014, 03:11 PM

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If you want another set of eyes, I can take a  look-see. I would love to get a crit on a PB manuscript since you got approval on the words, and I can take a look at illos. :) I can PM you my addy if you like.
#6 - March 05, 2014, 04:17 PM
« Last Edit: March 05, 2014, 04:34 PM by Cynthia Kremsner »
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Franzilla, I can take a look if you would like.
#7 - March 06, 2014, 05:20 AM
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Gosh, just saw your reply, Wendy! I got some great critiques and am now working on it... so I'm not in need of any more input right now. But thank you for offering!
#8 - April 29, 2014, 12:09 PM

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If you need a round two, let me know. :)
#9 - April 29, 2014, 01:42 PM
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