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Event Archive - Introduction to Illustrating Children's Books Workshop:

Sun. April 10th 2011 - Sun. April 10th 2011 the fifty fifty arts collective
12:00pm - 3:00pm

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Visual Arts:
3 hours
All levels
Most materials provided

Illustrating for children is one of the most creative and rewarding forms of art. It allows for almost unlimited flights of fancy, and can even help us rediscover our own childlike creativity, imagination, and wonder.
Whether you’re interested in illustrating your own stories or considering illustration as a career path, this class will walk you through the basics of Children’s book illustration from start to finish. In this intensive 3 hour session you’ll learn about planning a dynamic series of images, pacing a visual narrative, and developing your own personal style. We’ll discuss choices of artistic media, storytelling techniques, color, design, composition, as well as vital busines information. You’ll get to experiment with different art materials and receive close guidance from a professional illustrator.

About the instructor:
Acclaimed illustrator Renee Nault’s work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, advertising, and children’s books worldwide. Her work can be seen online at

Registration deadline: April 6th

For more information, including how to register, contact:
[email protected]

Spaces are limited, register early!

**Also, please note that we are planning more classes like this in the future. Email us if you are interested in being notified about upcoming affordable, creative classes at the fifty fifty arts collective.**


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