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Writing and illustrating a picture book course


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2.0 hours x 10 Weeks

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Picture Book Course



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Description


In this 10-week course for adults, you will be creating your very own picture book for children.  The immersive course will cover all areas used in the publishing industry including:  How to gather ideas, develop your story through structuring and pacing, character design and storyboarding.  Throughout the course, our facilitator will guide you through a step-by-step illustration techniques, catering to each individual style and preferred medium of each student.  

The course is suitable for adults with all levels of skills, even beginners

Topics to be covered in this course:

  • Creative writing
  • Setting up compositions
  • Lighting and shadows
  • Story structure, pacing and rhythm 
  • Experimentation of various art medium
  • Camera angles
  • Character Design
  • Character's expression and movement
  • How to develop simple and effective ideas for your story

Course presented by award winning children's book author and illustrator, Tull Suwannakit, whose books have been published in Australia,Thailand and The US, as well as being translated in more than 6 languages worldwide. Visit:www.TullSuwannakit.net to see some of Tull's published books and illustration.  


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Class Schedule

Class time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm Class duration: 2 hours per session Total number of sessions: 10

What you will learn
  • Learn the practical steps on how to create a story and illustrate for a children's picture book
  • Explore picture book illustration techniques including line, form, colour and composition
  • Develop concept, story, character and structure for your picture book project
What you will get
  • Learn from an award winning published children's book author and illustrator, Tull Suwannakit. www.TullSuwannakit.net
  • All materials are included with the course (except for an A4 sketchbook and watercolour papers))
  • your very own visual illustration portfolio created from the course

What to bring
  • An A4 sketchbook for visual diary
  • Watercolour papers (to be confirmed during the course)
What to wear

Casual

Appropriate for

Adults

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Emma

23 December 2017 • Writing and illustrating a picture book course

So glad I did this course! Tull gave attention to each individual student in a focused, thoughtful and encouraging manner . His experience, professionalism, & advice was really helpful.

Trinh

19 December 2017 • Writing and illustrating a picture book course

Tull is an amazing teacher and creates a very light and calming class every time I attend. Lots of lessons from him and loved them all. Thank you Tull!

july

02 November 2017 • Writing and illustrating a picture book course

Nice learning environment and very detailed teaching. Worth spending time on the Illustration learning in Malvern school of Art. Professional teaching on creating characters and building story structure. I learned a lot. I want to learn more if i can in the future.