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The session will look at all the stages it takes to put a picture book together.
For primary students I will teach them to draw 2 characters out of the book. This will be done by a step by step process.
We will spend time identifying the changes that take place between the roughs and the final publication, we will discuss which they prefer and why.
For secondary students we will take an existing character and get that character to do something different, to get it to move.
A big section of this session will be spent on design. How it is that you place objects on a page, and how that placement enhances the overall feel of the book. We will also discuss the importance of continuity and creating characters that all come from the ‘same world’.
The session will focus on the process that is involved in the creation of a picture book. We will look at the misconceptions of thinking you need to come up with a fabulous idea straight away. In truth many creators stumble upon their brilliant ideas. I will talk about how my picture book idea for […]
This session looks at creating characters both animal and human based on the characters created from Sue’s picture books. The workshop will look at how creating unique characters adds to the visual literacy of a story. Along with character, Sue will touch on the idea of backgrounds with a brief introduction to one point perspective. […]