This two day workshop is suitable for aspiring or emerging picture-book writers and illustrators and is taught by artist, writer and illustrator Adrienne Geoghegan. The course will cover a wide range of topics, including character development; how to write in pictures; genres; choosing the right language and vocabulary; pagination and word count; creating your storyboard and dummy; visual continuity and the sequential image. The course will also give answers to questions such as ‘Do I need to find a writer or illustrator for my picture book idea?’ and ‘How do I submit a “stand-out” picture book proposal to publishers?’ Feel free to bring along any work in progress to discuss in class.

Adrienne Geoghegan has a vast range of experience as a writer, artist and illustrator. She has worked with NCAD and DIT, and has published work with Irish and international publishers in many languages.

Starts: Sat 13 June + Sat 20 June

Time: 10.30am – 4.30pm
Duration: 2 Days
Cost: €150/€135 Members

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