Call for Entries
PICTURES AT PLAY
Biennial Exhibition 2017 in collaboration with Half Moon Theatre, London
September 6th, 2017 – January 3rd, 2018
SCBWI (the Society of Children’s Book Writers) are excited to announce that Pictures at Play, our new SCBWI Biennial illustrator exhibition, will held be in the fabulous new gallery of the Half Moon Theatre, London (www.halfmoon.org.uk). We are delighted to welcome to this new venue former SCBWI speakers, the celebrated author-illustrators, Leigh Hodgkinson,
Tim Hopgood and Pam Smy.
Pictures at Play is a juried exhibition of the best of children’s book illustration in SCBWI.
Work will be selected by judges from the children’s publishing industry and the Half Moon Theatre.
SCBWI members in the British Isles region are invited to submit sequential narrative illustrations for books or projects aimed at children and young people.
Get all the information you need to submit to your work to this exciting new exhibition HERE.
Illustration Masterclasses for 2017
Check back the latest updates. Upcoming Illustration Masterclasses:
Illustrating in Black and White, Undiscovered Voices Illustration Competiton Preparation Masterclass with Anne-Marie Perks and Loretta Schauer – 6 May 2017. Please note different time for this Illustration Masterclass – 9 – 12:30.
Portfolio Intensive (Reviewers to be announce soon!) A chance to network with agents and professionals in the children’s book industry and receive valuable feedback on your portfolio. 10 June 2017
Art Directors Brief with David McDougall, art director Harper Collins Children's Books. In this masterclass we will be working with a brief supplied by David McDougall. There are two parts to this Illustration Masterclass, initial feedback given on submitted roughs and sample art, and feedback on artwork inclusive of applied feedback given earlier. 7 October 2017
Booking available soon!
SCBWI British Isles Illustrators' Newsletter
If you are not already on the Illustrators' Newsletter, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell me you want on! The newsletter will keep you up to date on upcoming events of illustration interest both SCBWI and outside as well as Showcase news and other illustration opportunities.