Huge congratulations to those of you whose work was selected to be in
our first ever
SCBWI BI Biennial Illustration Exhibition
PICTURES AT PLAY!
in the fabulous new space of the
Showing some of the best in children's book illustration,
Pictures at Play is open to the public
from 6 September – 22 December
(Monday to Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4.30pm)
Thank you to all SCBWI illustrator members for submitting over 140 illustrations to our juried illustration competition!
It was a hard task to select from such a high standard of sequential art, from both published and unpublished members, in a wide range of children's genres. So a big thank you to our publishing industry for all their work!
Join us and raise a glass to the show
at our Grand Launch Party and Talk
on 28 September, 2017, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
At 7:30pm we'll move to the adjoining theatre where our brilliant guest artists and publishers will discuss the different ways they collaborate to make great books.
Exhibitors' books and prints will be available for sale with some proceeds going to War Child.
Tell all your friends and hope to see lots of you there!
Illustration Masterclasses for 2017
Check back the latest updates. Upcoming Illustration Masterclasses:
The Art of Sequential Storytelling, Art Directors Brief with David McDougall, art director Harper Collins Children's Books.In this assignment your goal is to design three to five sequential spreads at half size in a cleaned up rough form for initial submission for feedback. Choose an Aesop’s tale from the list provided on the booking page and interpret your chosen fable in your own style and perspective while keeping the classical text. Go find out more! Booking for on the day only available. 7 October 2017
Booking now available!
What an amazing event! Illustrating in Black and White, Undiscovered Voices Illustration Competiton Preparation Masterclass with Anne-Marie Perks and Loretta Schauer and Patrick Miller happened on the 6 May 2017 at the House of Illustration. Thank you to all of you who turned up at 9 am to talk about a few fundamentals of illustrating in visual storytelling and the huge range of technique in black and white illustration. The team is looking forward to lots of amazing submissions!
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.