Illustrating a Children's Book

Course Description:     
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.

Click here for the syllabus and materials list: Illustrating a Children's Book

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Instructor: Ilse Plume
I’m an internationally renowned children’s book author and illustrator who has illustrated stories from Italy, Latvia, Russia, and Sweden. I was inspired to illustrate children’s books by my daughter, and my love of tales around the world was nurtured by my grandfather.My books include The Bremen Town Musicians, which received the Caldecott Honor, and The Year Comes Round: Haiku through the Seasons. I was the recipient... Learn More »
Age range: 
Students min/max: 
6 weeks
Tuesdays, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
May 3, 2022
May 10, 2022
May 17, 2022
May 24, 2022
May 31, 2022
June 7, 2022
Room 223