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Illustrating a children’s book is a though job that requires few … special powers! In this highly interactive session, Lucia talks about all the basic steps to create a picture book, from the manuscript to the final book. Topics include characters design, sketches and ideas, storyboard and the collaboration with the Publisher. With examples from her books and new sketches created in front of the students, Lucia encourages them to ask questions, be inquisitive, explore their abilities and how to use an image to tell a story. Depending on the age of the students and the duration of the session, Lucia invites the younger students to draw together in a step by step workshop.
Children’s book as simple as it may looks, it’s the result of a very delicate balance between text and images. In this session Lucia talks about the complex relationship between words and illustrations with multiple examples from her books and her favourite international picture books. She also introduce the audience to topics such as image […]
I tailor my sessions to what is needed. I can provide a presentation covering all my illustration work, including an overview of how to illustrate a picture book. Some audiences request to hear about the differences between working on a book for print and for electronic formats (ebooks). I can also take a workshop with […]