Roland Harvey, award winning Australian children's author and illustrator talks about his new book In the City, his unique, heavily detailed style, his fascinating settings, the relationship between reality and fantasy in his latest "in the" series. http://my.blogtalkradio.com/compulsivereader/2007/12/11/interview-with-roland-harvey
Detail! Detail! Any illustration within any of Roland Harvey's books can lead to hours of fascination. From the beach, to the bush, into the city, up to the top end and across to Western Australia, or simply down on the farm ... Henry, where's Uncle Kev?
Australia - In the Bush - Our holiday at Wombat Flat 'Wombat Flat's the best! We camped out near the Cascades, stayed up all night to see the sunrise, nearly got snowed in at Mt Misery ... and rode across the Razorback. And a squillion other things that you'll find out when you come with us to Wombat Flat!'
How to Illustrate a Children's Book - creating all the line-drawings for the illustrations, stage by stage, ready to submit to a publisher. Award-winning illustrator Lynne Chapman talks you through the process. www.lynnechapman.co.uk