The Barefoot King: From Early Sketches to Final Paintings with Illustrator Olivia Holden
About This Resource
Olivia Holden shares her process, from early character sketches to final paintings for The Barefoot King! See how she developed King Creet’s expressions and how she decided on the rich color palate for the book.
Olivia Holden works as a freelance illustrator in the English countryside, creating colorful illustrations for storybooks using a mix of gouache, pencils, and crayons to invite different textures and welcome an organic whimsy to her work. Learn more about her work at oliviaholden.com.