Monday, 5 October 2015

Duck & Bear: a story about a writer and an illustrator

Bear is a picture book illustrator and Duck is writing middle grade fiction for children. This is the story of their creative process and their journey to publication.

The Duck and Bear comic is in five instalments and originally appeared on SCBWI-BI's online magazine www.wordsandpics.org. Amanda is grateful to the editors of Words and Pictures, John Shelley and Jan Carr, for their input and support.

Amanda Lillywhite is an illustrator and comic maker, find out more about her and her work on www.crazypanda.com


Duck & Bear 1: twisting the plot

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Duck & Bear: a comic by Amanda Lillywhite www.crazypanda.com



Duck & Bear 2: inciting an incident

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Duck & Bear: a comic by Amanda Lillywhite www.crazypanda.com




Duck & Bear 3: killing darlings

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Duck & Bear: a comic by Amanda Lillywhite www.crazypanda.com




Duck & Bear 4: writing is rewriting

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Duck & Bear: a comic by Amanda Lillywhite www.crazypanda.com



Duck & Bear 5: taking it further

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Duck & Bear: a comic by Amanda Lillywhite www.crazypanda.com