The Illustration Masterclass, the final webinar on April 24th 10am – 3pm EST/ 9am – 2pm CST, will provide tips and techniques to advance your art and illustration career. Optional Professional Faculty Portfolio Reviews available on first-come-first-served basis (limited to 20 reviews) following the Masterclass.
Color Harmony and Illustration Style Experimentation
Date/Time 4/24/2021 10 am – noon EDT / 9 – 11 am CDT
Join Kyle T. Webster, Illustrator and Developer of Adobe’s Kyle Brushes, as he explains some tricks and shortcuts you can use to create color harmony in your illustrations. Stick around for the second hour to learn how you can experiment with style in your illustration work to expand your visual vocabulary and find the right approach for your story.
Querying Agents and Websites & Social Media for Illustrators
Date/Time 4/24/2021 1:00 pm – 3:00pm EST/EDT
Jessica Saint Jean, Agent with Jill Grinberg Literary Management, will share tips on how to navigate the querying process as an illustrator or author-illustrator, from the difference between a literary agent representing illustrators & an artist’s rep, to what to discuss with an agent on “the call”. She’ll also go over portfolio websites in-depth, sharing insights on what agents (and publishers) look for when reviewing an illustrator’s work online. There will be a Q&A after each presentation.
Optional One-on-One Portfolio/Dummy Reviews with faculty via Zoom
Limited Space – Only 20 Review Slots for One-on-One Reviews
Participants will have the opportunity to sign up for optional Portfolio/Dummy Reviews with faculty in the Illustration Masterclass to gain valuable feedback on their work. Reviews may be scheduled the day of the event or at a designated time agreed upon by the faculty member and the participant.
Developing Dummies Series
Optional Online Face-to Face Faculty Portfolio/Dummy Review: $50
*Note: You must be a registered participant in the Masterclass in order to sign up for the optional reviews.
The Liz Conrad Awardee will be announced during the Illustration Masterclass.
Registrants can sign up “a la carte” for the Book Dummy Development Series, the Illustration Masterclass and/or both events.