2017 Workshops for Illustrators

paintersColor, Light, Line, and Texture Hands-on Workshop
April 20-23, 2017

Faculty: Denise Fleming, Ashley Wolff
Special Guest: Suzanne Bloom

This weekend of art fun is open to everyone: Beginners with NO art experience, intermediate illustrators who want to practice new techniques and advanced illustrators who need some creative “play time.” [Learn more]


graphic novels by merrill raineyYour Guide to Graphic Novels
June 11-14, 2017

Faculty: Matt Phelan, Merrill Rainey
Special Guests: David Saylor, Marcus Emerson

Have an idea for a graphic novel or comic book? Join us to learn about the narrative style of this highly engaging genre. Writers and writer/illustrators are welcome. [Learn more]


Steve Light at Boot CampSuper Children’s Book Boot Camp
July 20-23, 2017

Faculty: Pat Cummings, Denise Fleming, Christopher Myers, Rowboat Watkins
Special Guests: Cecelia Yung, Erica Rand Silverman, Ken Geist, Alison Green Myers

Designed for authors and illustrators with a picture book project in progress, this workshop offers a unique opportunity to polish, finish, and present your manuscript to top publishing professionals. [Learn more]


paintpotsIllustration Intensive
September 7-10, 2017

Faculty: Adriana Domínguez, Giuseppe Castellano, Elizabeth Rose Stanton, Mike Curato, James Ransome, Lori Nichols

Immerse yourself in illustration techniques and gain tools for storytelling with sessions that give insight into how to find and advance ideas through play, doodling, book dummies, character development, and more. Daily hands-on activities will challenge you to sharpen your illustration skills, all under the support and guidance of our talented mentors. [Learn more]


Denise FlemingArtist-in-Residence Denise Fleming
October 1-5, 2017

Join Denise Fleming during her artist-in-residency! While days will be spent on individual projects, mealtimes will bring all artists together to share farm-fresh food and conversation. After dinner, Denise will host informal sharing and feedback sessions for all works-in-progress. [Learn more]


Picture Book Illustration: From Conception to BirthPicture books
October 6-8, 2017

Faculty: Tim Gillner
A down-to-earth, hands-on workshop for the illustrator who’s looking for the inside track, packed with valuable pointers and solid advice. [Learn more]

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