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Illustrate children's picture book characters

Duration: One-day

Price: £85

Book with: Pippa
at Pippa Pixley

Staden Grange Country House
Staden Lane
buxton derbyshire
SK17 9RZ

Course Start Dates

Saturday 4th April 2020

About the Course

Have you ever dreamed of having a picture book published? Would you like to learn how to illustrate children's picture book characters? Why not join me for a one-day Illustrating Animal characters Workshop at Staden Grange Country House and Farm.

We will explore a variety of techniques and mediums to create beautiful characters as we develop skills in gesture, movement and emotion. We will work from life, drawing alpacas, chickens, ducks, and donkeys as well as a large menagerie of wonderful animals on the farm and then go back to the studio to create our picture book characters.

I have had books published with Tango and Macmillan Children's books and worked with Nosy Crow and HarperCollins. I have lectured at Derby University to their MA students on picture books and publishing. I have created over 30 books with schools, universities, colleges and art organizations, as well as storytelling on TV's BBC One.

I will be celebrating the Life and Work of children's author Judith Kerr at Bath Literature Festival this October.

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What's included in the price?

All materials and sketchbooks are provided. There is a lovely cafe on site with homemade bakes and treats. Just let me know if you are vegan or gluten-free.

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  • Accommodation offered
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Events & groups
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair friendly

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