Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators of Arizona
The Art of the Picture Book
a workshop for writers and illustrators
Saturday, September 17, 2016
at the One-Oh-One Gallery In Downtown Mesa
The Art of the Dummy
By Tanja Bauerle & Michael Hale
The picture book dummy is the template in which you will tell your story. It does not matter if you are a writer or a writer/illustrator, if you want to see your work published, knowing how to create a picture book dummy is an essential part of the process. Learn how to create one & how you can use this vital tool to improve your craft.
A Matter of Style
Featured Presenters Chris Gall & Juana Martinez-Neal
These talented & successful author/illustrators have made their mark in the picture book industry with their unique style & expertise. One using digital media, one with a more traditional approach… both with remarkable results. They will discuss their processes, techniques, provide demonstrations in their chosen media & share their successes with picture books & beyond.
Illustrators can sign up for a private, 15-minute portfolio critique with Chris or Juana Portfolio reviews are limited & will be assigned on a first come, first served, pre-paid basis. Please specify your first choice for review upon sign up.
Schedule of Events:
9:30am-11:30am: Create Your Picture Book Dummy with Michael Hale & Tanja Bauerle
11:30am-1:00pm: Lunch (On your own) & Scheduled Portfolio Critiques
1:00pm-2:30pm: Picture Book Illustration: Digital Media with Chris Gall
2:45pm-4:15pm: Picture Book Illustration: Traditional Media with Juana Martinez-Neal
4:30pm-5:30pm: Scheduled Portfolio Critiques
Join us for a KidLitMingle at Volstead’s (Wine & Coffee Bar) immediately following the sessions
Sept. 17, 2016 – 9:30am to 4:30 pm
One-Oh-One Gallery, 101 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201
Seating is Limited. Register online at www.arizona.scbwi.org or call (602) 579-9735 for info
Early Bird Rates available Through August 31th, 2016, SCBWI Members must be logged in to get their member rates.