Horizontal TabsDescription Discover the unique skills involved with illustrating books for children. Monday, June 8, 2015 to Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Registration Fee: $275 / Early Bird Registration (until April 1): $250 Click Here to Register! Discover the unique skills involved with illustrating books for children. Learn about character design and development, visual plot development, and how to describe the environment and atmosphere to evoke emotion. 35-year career veteran, Barbara Hranilovich will walk participants through the steps from thumbnail sketches to at least one finished spread or cover image and will share with participants some basics about working with publishers. All skill levels welcome, however some drawing experience is required. Please see the supplies tab for a list of materials to bring to the workshop. Faculty Barbara Hranilovich Instructor of Visual Arts and Entrepreneurship, Interlochen College of Creative Arts Schedule Children's Book Illustration Schedule Monday, June 8 8:30 - 9 a.m.Registration Check-in: Mallory-Towsley Center Lobby 9 - 10:30 a.m.Class Session 1: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108Introduction to the basic language and steps involved in creating imagery for a book. Discuss how to make a book flow by approach to imagery. 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.Break 10:45 a.m. - NoonClass Session 2: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Introduction of participants and their stories and goals to help strategize approaches. Noon – 1 p.m.Lunch Break 1 - 3 p.m.Class Session 3: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Begin thumbnail sketches. 3 - 3:15 p.m.Break 3:15 - 5 p.m.Class Session 4: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Review thumbnail sketches and continue/revise. 5 - 5:30 p.m.Clean-upOptional…cleanup or continue work on thumbnails. 5:30 p.m.Dinner Break 7 - 8:30 p.m.Optional Session: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Look at collection of printed books to analyze approaches based on day’s discussion and experiences. Tuesday, June 9 9 - 10:30 a.m.Class Session 5: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Show and discuss thumbnails to hone and finalize. Choose most apt page or spread to take to finished art. 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.Break 10:45 a.m. - NoonClass Session 6: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Begin tighter sketch of chosen image. Noon - 1 p.m.Lunch Break 1 - 3 p.m.Class Session 7: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Finish tightened sketches and review. 3 - 3:15 p.m.Break 3:15 - 5 p.m.Class Session 8: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Transfer image to substrate to begin finished art. Begin finished art if ready. 5 - 5:30 p.m.Clean-upMay continue finished art and/or clean up. 5:30 p.m.Dinner Break 7 - 8:30 p.m.Optional Session: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108Share a favorite book and explain why it works based on what’s been learned. Wednesday, June 10 9 - 10:30 a.m.Class Session 9: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Work on finished art with ongoing tips on painting. 10:30 - 10:45 a.m.Break 10:45 a.m. – NoonClass Session 10: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Continue work on finished art. If complete, may begin a second image. Noon - 1 p.m.Lunch Break 1 - 3 p.m.Class Session 11: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Review finished art in progress for final chance to tweak. 3 - 3:15 p.m. Break 3:15 - 5 p.m.Class Session 12: Mallory-Towsley Classroom 108 Finish images if possible. 5 - 5:30 p.m.Class Conclusion, Critiques and Feedback Please note that this schedule may be subject to change. Participants will be notified of any adjustments. Supplies Children's Book Illustration Supplies Your choice of drawing pad / sketching paper Your preferred sketching tools (pencils, charcoal, pens, etc.) Eraser Ruler Triangle Draft children’s manuscript (does not need to be typewritten) Reference materials for characters and/or the environment Your preferred materials and tools for for completing finished art works. Recommended materials include media that can dry quickly and be transported easily such as gouache, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencils and/or materials for collage. Please also bring any size substrate you feel comfortable using with this media. Some materials also available onsite. Please contact email@example.com with any additional questions you may have about the supplies for this course.