Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Craig Orback's book illustration classes

Local award-winning illustrator Craig Orback is offering Children's Book
Illustration classes in Bellevue and Seattle. 

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. Basic drawing skills are helpful but not
required. Homework is required. 
 - Bellevue Community College, Saturdays, 8 Sessions, 9/29/2012 - 12/8/2012,
from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $189. Call (425) 564-2263 or click on course link, above.
 - North Seattle Community College, Mondays, 8 Sessions, 10/1/2012 - 12/3/2012,
from 6:30-9 p.m. Cost is $135. Click here for details.

Childrens 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, 9/29/2012 - 12/8/2012,
from 1:00-4:00pm, Cost is $205, Call (425) 564-2263, or click on link above.

Visit Craig's website and blog for his portfolio and bio and more.

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