AAC Connect is a small speech pathology practice in Vancouver, BC.  The owner felt that the work books available to them were lacking in their quality. They wanted to create a new set of books and work sheets so their contemporaries wouldn’t have to keep using the same outdated and uninspired options. The challenge for the project was making pleasing illustrations with delightful and diverse characters without over complicating them. The watercolour technique was used to simplify the images down to the minimum amount of information in delicate manner. On top of that are characters and objects illustrated with simple shapes with subtle details. This was done so the young patients could easily recognize what they were being taught and the therapists and parents would enjoy and appreciate a pleasant image. Beyond making the images easy to decipher it was crucial that all readers could relate to at least one character in the stories. For this reason there is a large collection of diverse characters used throughout the books.