Saturday, September 17, 2011

Children's Book Illustration Classes with Craig Orback

Local illustrator Craig Orback has some new Children's Book Illustration classes starting soon in Bellevue and Seattle. For more information on Craig, and his work, 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, October 1- December 3, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $149 Call (425) 564-2263 or register here.

North Seattle Community College, Wednesdays, 8 Sessions, October 5- November 23, from 6:30-9 p.m. Cost is $155, register here.

Children's Book Illustration II
Explore in greater depth your passion for children's book illustration. In this intermediate course, you will learn, step-by-step, how to create a children's picture book dummy that, when finished, can be submitted to publishers for possible publication. From developing an initial story board to completing full page sketches, this is the perfect course if you have a children's story you have longed to illustrate and potentially publish!

Bellevue Community College, Saturdays, 8 Sessions, October 1- December 3, from 1:30-4:30pm, $149, Call (425) 564-2263, Register

North Seattle Community College, Thursdays, 8 Sessions, October 6- December 1, 6:30-9 pm, $135, register

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