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how to get print & ebook ready illustrations course

Discover how to get perfect illustrations for your book, even if you've never done it before

Discover how to create a gorgeous picture book, even if you've never done it before

DON'T JUST DREAM OF YOUR OWN BEAUTIFUL PICTURE BOOK. CREATE ONE!

don't just dream of beautiful picture book illustrations. make it happen!

Book illustrations require creativity and artistic skill, but it also requires specialized know-how to ensure they work with your text and book layout and that they print perfectly. The How to Get Print and Ebook Ready Illustrations course covers both creative and technical aspects of book illustrations—in a way ANYONE can do.

This course will help you create a beautiful book that matches your vision, whether you are doing your own illustrations, or hiring an illustrator.

Packed with videos, checklists, step-by-step video tutorials, templates and examples, it will help you:

- understand all the basics, so you can go ahead with confidence

- ensure your illustrations are done right (whether you’re hiring an illustrator or doing them yourself)

- create your own bestselling book cover (not only for picture books)

- design your own stunning picture book interior like a pro

-have illustrations, a cover and book files ready for print and ebook, no matter which printer or publishing platform you've chosen

  • understand all the basics, so you can go ahead with confidence
  • plan your book illustrations and layout so you end up with a beautiful and engaging book
  • learn the best process to follow to get high-quality illustrations
  • ensure your illustrations are done right for print and ebook (whether you're hiring an illustrator or doing them yourself)

This course is for you if you want to save bundles of cash by avoiding costly illustration mistakes, even if you have zero picture book experience.

Sign up today and we’ll show you how!

This course is for you if you want to save bundles of cash by avoiding costly illustration mistakes and by doing the design work yourself, even if you have zero picture book or design experience.

Sign up today and we’ll show you how!

Course comes with lifetime access and a 30-day money back guarantee.

What is the How to get print and ebook ready illustrations Course?


This course will enable you to take charge of your picture book creation, enabling you to create a beautiful book interior and preparing your files for print and for ebook. 

Or you could start doing this as a paid service for authors!

Knowing exactly what's needed and being able to create your own book doesn't just save you plenty of money, it's also empowering.

The reality is not all illustrators or freelance book designers in the market today understand what is needed for illustrations and book design. That means you can run into real problems when you try to get your book designed and published.

It is tremendously helpful to understand the requirements for ebooks and print, so you can ensure your book is done right and will look great.

Now you can do this yourself—easily and with free software! We've laid it out so that anyone can do it, even if you have zero experience.

     What you get:

  • 12 videos explaining basic concepts, conveying key information and loads of screencast tutorials showing you EXACTLY what to do
  • An easy-to-understand key terms PDF, with plenty of visual examples
  • A detailed checklist with all the steps for your book illustration requirements, planning and project
  • Explanations, with visual examples, of how to ensure your illustrations are done correctly so they print beautifully
  • Details on kinds of illustrations and different book layouts 
  • Templates and step-by-step instructions to help you plan your book layout and illustrations
  • Step-by-step instructions on how to go about your illustration project for the best outcome
  • And more...

All of this comes with lifetime access, for you to do and refer back to on your own time, as many times as you like.

this course will

guide you step-By-Step to...


It's one thing creating beautiful illustrations, but it's quite something else to know how to create them so they are correct for a book. No author wants to receive a proof of their book and see crucial elements chopped off, colours that look completely different to what they expected, or blurry images.

This course not only helps you to get all the technical details right, it goes into detail on how to plan your book layout and which illustration process to follow to get the best results.

Whether you are doing your own artwork, or hiring a freelancer, this know-how is crucial to ensure your illustrations come out perfectly.

Sections of the course:

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Get to understand all the basics like the different requirements for print and ebooks, colour space, resolution, bleed and trim, and more—in simple-to-understand terms, with plenty of examples. And learn what is needed for your illustrations.

Find out about different publishing platform requirements.

Then we'll go over different types of illustrations, which decisions you need to make before starting your illustrations, how to make your budget work to get the best results and how to plan your illustrations and book layout--with templates and examples.

Also find out the process to follow once you start your illustrations project to get the best results.

And finally, how to ensure your book is perfect before hitting publish.


VIDEOS:

• Welcome and course overview


BASIC CONCEPTS

Basic concepts intro

Understanding resolution

Raster vs. vector

CMYK vs. RGB

Bleed, trim and gutter


PUBLISHING DECISIONS & REQUIREMENTS


ILLUSTRATION DECISIONS

• Illustrations decisions intro

• Colour, black and white, greyscale and line art

• Text on the illustrations or not

• Types of illustrations


ILLUSTRATION PROCESS & FINAL STEPS


COURSE MATERIALS:

• Key terms

Action steps checklist (for digital use or printable)

Book dummy & storyboard instructions

Requirements for KDP & IngramSpark

Picture book templates


PLUS ACCESS TO OUR FACEBOOK GROUP FOR HELP AND SUPPORT

PLUS ACCESS TO OUR FACEBOOK GROUP FOR HELP AND SUPPORT

If you need some help, our Facebook group is the perfect place to get it!

Connecting with others on the same journey is very valuable. You can learn from their successes and mistakes and cheer each other on. Join our Facebook group for support, to get questions answered, share your experiences and more.

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Sign up for the course and go through the materials. If you don’t feel it has been a worthwhile investment (for any reason), then simply send an email to our support team within 30 days of your purchase, and we’ll refund your money in full, no questions asked. 

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Meet your Instructor

Karen Ferreira

Karen Ferreira is an illustrator, award-winning creative director and owner of GetYourBookIllustrations, where self-publishing authors get amazing, affordable illustrations.

She is also the creator of Children’s Book Mastery, an online platform offering know-how for indie children's book authors to help them with every step from planning, to writing, publishing, promoting and marketing their book and more.

She has spent many hours learning about self-publishing and enjoys helping others succeed in this field.

If you are ready to put in the work, she's here to show you the way.

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