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Being informed is a must when starting a new project, especially if it involves illustration or animation. Children’s picture books,  graphic novels and even animations for your YouTube channel – they all require careful planning. Let us share our experience with you about the publishing market, how to find the perfect people to work on your book or animation project, or how to use new technology to enhance your book, for example Augmented Reality.

A story to make you understand and support your friends who have allergies

Posted on June 20, 2019

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Children like stories. It is the most natural thing, like liking cake. Our passion for stories is very beneficial, it expands our inner horizons, it relaxes us, it inspires and entertains us. Also, stories can be the most charming little pretext to learn something new and useful. Let’s rewind a little. Actually, no matter how delicious cake may be, it isn’t as good as stories. Not just cake, but food in general can hurt us

What is the connection between Beato the tomcat and Deveo Studio?

Posted on May 28, 2019

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This will be a tough mission, since we won’t be stopping at the super obvious fact that the charismatic tomcat Beato’s vertiginous rise in popularity is due to his visual look. The people behind the illustrations for the “Beato Goes To” children’s books series are none other than our colleagues at Deveo Studio, Alexandra Abagiu and Oana Vaida. The author Sucheta Rawal was born in Candigargh, India, and currently resides in Atlanta, in the state

How to Find a Publisher for Your Book Script

Posted on May 20, 2019

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So many writers think they have what it takes to become a published author and win their place in the spotlight, but sadly most of them don’t ever make it that far. Most often the problem isn’t a lack of talent or writing skill, but a lack of knowledge about how and where to go to get their book published. It’s disappointing that so many potentially great books are sitting around never to be read

Top 10 children’s books of all time

Posted on May 18, 2019

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When it comes to our children’s education, we want the best. Along time, parents have been looking for books that the little ones will love and also learn from. To honor the best books who have successfully managed to bring both, and were adored by millions, we put together a list of Top 10 children’s books of all time. 1. Charlotte’s Web written by E. B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams tells the story of a

What is the status of the children’s book market in 2015

Posted on May 16, 2019

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In the past years, the Children’s Book Publishing industry has been encountering challenges like competition from new technologies and the postrecessionary income problems. Children’s literacy remained important enough that even the slightest gains in disposable income brought greater demand for children’s books. From 2013 to 2014, print juvenile books experienced 12.8% sales growth. 2015 has seen more social media engagement and activity from businesses, but it has not replaced traditional book marketing. Marketers learned and

Top sites where you can self publish your e-book

Posted on May 12, 2019

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The e-book market is developing rapidly and publishing houses have started to integrate options to publish on paper and/ or online into their offers. If you don’t want to spend money on a publishing house or you think they might not fully respect your concept, here are some of the best websites where you can self-publish your book. To be noted that Amazon offers 70 percent royalty (which means profit) for authors with books priced

How to find a good publisher for your children’s book writer

Posted on May 8, 2019

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Publishing a book is a serious, challenging process. In order for your vision to be well-represented and for a good collaboration with your publisher, there a few things you need to analyse before submitting your manuscript. Firstly and most importantly, you need to determine the age range of your audience. Is your manuscript for toddlers, mid-grade children or young adults? Some publishers have a better understanding of one sector of the market than the other.

7 Tips on Choosing a Suitable Illustration Style for Your Children’s Book

Posted on May 2, 2019

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Finding the perfect style of illustration for your children’s book can be a daunting task, especially if you’ve never done it before. Most people don’t even know where to begin, and what should be a fun and creative process turns into a dreaded and draining one. Below we’ve listed seven tips to help make this process easier and fun once again. Find books with similar stories and plots and look at the illustration styles used

A look at Deveo Studio’s new calling card. We’ve launched our new site!

Posted on May 1, 2019

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As if by magic, each new occasion to showcase our work turns into a process of rediscovery. Our dialogue with the audiences enjoying our output and with the clients taking a chance alongside the Deveo Studio team as part of a fascinating art-venture inflates our sails beyond belief. A major reason to be excited: we realized that our projects are, slowly but surely, reaching all corners of the world. Did you know that, in Cluj-Napoca,

Why You Need Character Concept Art

Posted on April 26, 2019

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Every author and illustrator wants that perfect illustration of a character whose image perfectly embodies everything the author originally wanted it to. And why would they not? Illustrations, especially of the characters themselves, are incredibly crucial to the success and overall appeal of a children’s book. The better the illustrations fit the bill, the better the book will look and feel to read. Of course it’s not always easy, and like most every challenge out