The following information is in regards to the creative process, and is unique to me. Other artists may approach their work differently, so I’m not in a position to speak for them, but I think much of what I am about to say will apply to them as well.
Many of my illustration contracts center around providing interior book illustrations for a wide range of books that are written for adults and children alike. Each are different in how they are approached, and the styles will vary. Gratefully, my styles do vary and I’m blessed to be able to many different types of artwork because of this.