Currently I am working on an ELA book of graphic novel backgrounds. From Illustrator vector art to Photoshop backgrounds, the process involves many steps. I will be adding to this post as the book gets completed.
Step 1: Layout shapes in Illustrator:
Step 2: Color/texture:
Step 3: Background in Photoshop:
Step 4: Piece together in Photoshop and add effects:
Step 5: Place in InDesign: