• Once the drawing is in the Coloring Phase there should be no more changes to the actual drawing.
  • The only changes should be to the coloring and color palette.
  • Basically a colored version of the line drawings.
  • This is the final version of the illustrations.
Story Board 3


Once the line drawings have been approved, the next phase is to color the illustrations.  The line drawings should be considered final; the only changes should be to the color. This is the final phase of the illustration process.

Final illustrations delivered ready for Print!

The final versions of the illustrations ready for print (depending on how you decide to publish, I may need your publisher’s specifications for image file delivery).


Proofs: Low resolution proofs for each phase will be submitted as one PDF containing all illustrations cropped down to trim size at 72 DPI), delivered digitally, via email.

Final Files: Final illustrations will be submitted as either .jpg or .tif files at requested trim size plus bleed, at 300 dpi. These are to be packaged in a compressed .zip folder and are print ready.