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Illustrating Children’s Books

November 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Whizin’s Soraya Sarah Nazarian Program in Fine Arts is proud to again offer classes and workshops for adults, teens and children presented with Otis College of Art and Design on our Familian campus.

Illustrating Children’s Books

Deborah Nourse Lattimore, BA in Art History and Ancient Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian Studies, UCLA, is the illustrator and author of over 35 children’s and educational books. She is the recipient of the prestigious P.E.N. Award, ACLU Award in Art for Civil Liberties, and the Color Me Bright Foundation Award. If you’ve dreamt of being the next Dr. Seuss, this course is for you. Students learn to make children’s books from an expert, including text analysis, concept development, character studies, and storyboarding. Students also illustrate in harmony with text, produce a rough dummy, and create three pieces of full-color, resolved illustrations. Also covered: how to submit artwork or book proposals to art directors and editors, how to market one’s work, and what to expect in a publishing contract. Suitable for beginning to advanced artistic skills.


November 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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116, Art Studio
15600 Mullholland Drive
Bel Air, CA 90077
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