Illustrating children's books
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The art of illustration for children has a long and rich tradition and is loved by countless readers. In this course you'll discover how to illustrate children's books.
Whether you're a newbie, an aspiring illustrator or you want to create beautiful drawings for your own children's book, this course is designed for you!
SO, Why don't you Get some sketchbooks, pens and something to colour with and lets get started!
In this course you will learn :
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|Section 1: Introduction|
|Section 2: Workbook|
|Section 3: Drawing|
Sketchbooks and sketching on locationPreview
Will introduce the student to life drawing in the studio.
Observing and drawing childrenPreview
Will introduce the student to drawing animals and give them insight into the world of Beatrix Potter
|Section 4: Character development|
|Section 5: Media, materials and techniques|
Watercolour and Line & Wash
Acrylic, Pastels and Black & White
|Section 6: Illustrating for older children and Non-Fiction illustration|
Illustrating for older children and Non-fiction illustration
|Section 7: Professional Practice|
Learn how the working life is of an illustrator, Copyright and licensing. Also learn about marketing and getting a commission.
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Karien has always had a passion for fairy tales, dragons, witches and all types of mystical beings. She also loves to sketch and combined this with her huge appetite for the mystery and fantasy of fairy tales.
Inspired by authors such as Tolkien, CS Lewis and JK Rowling she took an interest in illustrations for children. She received an illustration Diploma with Distinction at the London Art College. She also has been tutored by Mark Mithcell, an acclaimed children's illustrator in the USA.
She does most of her work digitally.