Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book Course

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Picture Book Course

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In this 10-week course for adults, you will be taken on the creative journey of 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 step-by-step illustration techniques that are catered to individual style and preferred medium of each student.  

The course is suitable for adults with all skill levels, 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 facilitated 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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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)
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26 September 2018 • Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book Course

I really appreciated this course. I got a lot of useful information :) Teacher is very nice and explain everything very well. ;-)


01 July 2018 • Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book Course

Recently completed the writing and illustrating picture book course and throughly enjoyed it. Tull is an wonderful, patient, excellent teacher with so much knowledge. His class allows for personalized attention with each student and the studio is very welcoming and comfortable. I would highly recommend the course and I will definitely be back Thank you Tull


29 June 2018 • Writing and Illustrating a Picture Book Course

Excellent course! Would highly recommend it to anyone with an interest in creating a kids book. I looked forward to every class. Tull is a great teacher!

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