Tucson Festival of Books

Illustrator Studio: Working Digitally to Create Picturebook Illustrations


Jonathan Nelson will demonstrate his process of digitally creating illustrations for picturebooks and how he includes aspects of Indigenous culture. He uses an iPad and the ProCreate app for his books, "A Letter for Bob," "Forever Cousins," and "First Laugh--Welcome Baby."


Panelist
Jonathan Nelson

Jonathan Nelson is a Diné illustrator, graphic artist and fine artist. His eclectic subject matter includes a blend of Diné culture, Star Wars and the southwest desert landscape with a unique style influenced by comic books, street art and graphic design....

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Books:
A Letter for Bob
Jonathan Nelson
Children
HarperCollins Publishers
September 2023
ISBN 9780063044555
32 pages
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Forever Cousins
Jonathan Nelson
Children
Charlesbridge Publishing
October 2022
ISBN 9781623542924
32 pages
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