A follow-on course for those who have attended Children's Book Illustration Character Development or those who have a picture story (original or borrowed) to work with.
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Learn the process of illustrating, and developing a picture book. Explore ways in which relationships of image and text can enhance the story, and discover sequencing techniques to improve the pace, rhythm and flow of your book. Suitable for those with basic drawing ability. Designed for those who have attended Children's Book Illustration: Character Development.
Following on you will, design, illustrate and then make a mock-up picture book of your story. Learn the principles of page design, the balance of image and text and guiding the eye across the page. Continue with character development and drawing techniques that will have your characters running and leaping from the page!
The course will cover:
On completion of the course you will have completed a storyboard of thumbnails and a dummy mock-up book.
Who should attend:
Students who attended Children's Book Illustration Character Development. Librarians, authors, teachers, or anyone with characters and a story to tell.
Materials to bring:
A3 blank pad, pencil or simple drawing tools, cellotape, ruler, scissors, and your existing artwork/models of the character.
You will have attended Children's Book Illustration: Character Development or have a picture story book (original or borrowed) to work with. Please contact the office if you need further advice about this.