Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book

This course will focus on the creation of a picture book. This might be a book for children, a book of poetry, or an original text or a journal of travel.  Students will learn how to create a picture book using both the text and sequential images. Starting from the idea stage, to a mock-up or "book dummy" presentable to a publisher. Students may use media such as water colors, acrylics, gouache, or pen & ink or digital images for those who have the necessary computer skills.

 

 

Instructor: Ilse Plume
Ilse Plume (graphic design/illustration) is a widely published children's book author and illustrator who has illustrated stories from Italy, Latvia, Russia and Sweden. She earned a BFA and an MFA from Drake University ('68 and '71) and studied printmaking at the Santa Reparata Studio in Florence, Italy. She is a recipient of the 1985 Ezra Jack Keats Award and her book The Bremen-Town Musicians (Doubleday, 1980) received the prestigious... Learn More »
Age range: 
Adult
Duration: 
10 weeks
Day/time: 
Wednesdays, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Dates: 
April 4, 2018
April 11, 2018
April 25, 2018
May 2, 2018
May 9, 2018
May 16, 2018
May 23, 2018
May 30, 2018
June 6, 2018
June 13, 2018
Location: 
57 ORNAC, Concord, MA 01742
Cost: 
$375