|Course Dates||Monday - Friday, 31st July - 4th August 2023|
|Times||10.00am – 5.00pm|
|Experience Level||Ages 18+, All Levels|
|Location||Art Academy London - Red Lion Court, Groud Floor, 46-48 Park St, SE1 9EQ|
On this exciting one week summer course you will learn the secrets to inventing, writing and illustrating a children’s picture book; experiment with different media and approaches; benefit from regular mentoring from a published author and gain professional tips for approaching a publisher. By the end of this fun and inspirational week, you will have written a compelling story; created fabulous characters; experimented with making a finished page or pages of artwork and designed and developed a storyboard.
This course is ideal for aspiring writers and illustrators who want to learn the fundamentals to making a picture book and is suitable for amateurs and professionals alike.
The tutor, Rachael Ball has also taught workshops on writing and illustrating picture books and graphic novels at Anglia Ruskin University, the Arvon, the House of Illustration and the City Lit. Her first graphic novel, published by Bloomsbury was one of the Guardian’s best graphic novels 2015. Her second YA graphic novel, Wolf, published by SelfMadeHero in 2018 was described by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘wildly inventive, poignant and elegiac.’
“This was my first art course that I had done out of school and I had such an amazing time!”