High School Intensive: Book Illustration

Pre-College Opportunities, Monday through Friday | Weekday

July 16 2018 - July 20 2018 | 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR:  Kate Samworth

Learn the fundamentals of picture book illustration, including character and storyboard development, narrative and sequential drawing, and book design/ layout. Draw inspiration from book illustration over the centuries, from illuminated manuscripts to contemporary examples. Complete preparatory studies and finished illustrations based on published or personal text in graphite, colored pencil, and various water-media.

Kate Samworth was awarded the Kirkus Prize for Young Readers for her book, Aviary Wonders Inc. She has exhibited across the U.S. and around the world and is presently completing two picture books.

One-Week Intensives for High School Students offer teens the valuable opportunity to develop and hone their skills under the guidance of PAFA faculty. Open to students entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grades in Fall 2018.  All levels welcome. Optional residential services are available for an additional fee for classes through August 3.

Image:  Kate Samworth, Reclamation Supper, acrylic inks and graphite on cotton rag.

Register by: July 6 (Select "Pre-College Opportunities" from the CE Program menu when registering online.)

Scholarships available!  Application deadline:  June 8

Review Continuing Education Registration and Policy Information prior to registering.

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