Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Children's Book Illustration and Painting Classes with Craig Orback

Local illustrator Craig Orback has some new Children's Book Illustration and painting classes starting soon in Bellevue and Seattle. Visit him at his website and blog.

Children's Book Illustration I
Immerse yourself in the world of children’s book illustration with this introductory course. Through in-class assignments using a variety of media, you'll learn basic techniques to complete illustrations for young readers. Also learn the business side of children’s book illustration, including what it takes to get your work seen by the right people. Character consistency, portfolios, contracts, and other topics are also covered. Craig Orback is an award-winning illustrator of over 15 children's books. Basic drawing skills are helpful but not required. Homework is required.

Bellevue Community College, Saturdays, 8 Sessions, July 9- August 27, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $149 Call (206) 527-3705 or register here.

North Seattle Community College, Thursdays, 8 Sessions, July 7- August 25, from 6:30-9 p.m. Cost is $125, register here.

Beginning Oil Painting
for Teens
This no pressure introductory course introduces teens to the basics of painting with oils. Learn about materials available to painters, color mixing and some basic color theory
as well as composition. Instructor gives one-on-one feedback in this fun, hands-on studio class. Please
bring supplies to the first class and be ready to paint!

Bellevue Community College, Saturdays, 4 Sessions, July 16- August 6, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. Cost is
$169, Call (425) 564-2263 or register here.

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