Step 2 in Designing & Illustrating Children’s Picture Books: Putting It All Together (Online)

You’ve created a character for your children’s picture book and now you have to illustrate the book. In this follow-up workshop to “Introduction to Designing and Illustrating Your Children’s Book,” you’ll learn how to divide your story into a 32-page format, identify key scenes to illustrate, and incorporate text with your illustration. Work on thumbnails, character designs, and the composition for a two-page spread. Learn how to query an editor and/or agent with your work and the type of illustrations needed in a portfolio. Submit a copy of your story to the instructor to get individualized feedback. Each class with start with a lecture followed by a discussion. Award-winning Anna-Maria Crum has illustrated over 50 children’s books and has served on the board for RMC-SCWBI and PBAA. She taught illustration, graphic design, and typography for fourteen years.

<B>NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then the day before class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class" in the subject line.  A good internet connection and a computer or device with a camera and mic are needed.</B>


Dates:June 5-19, 2021 Check for other dates
Meets:Three Sat., 10-11AM Begins 06/05 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class rescheduled to run 6/5-6/19. Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class. It is free to install, Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

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