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Illustration Masterclass: International Publishing Opportunities for Illustrators

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Date(s) - 11/07/2020
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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International Publishing Opportunities for Illustrators

with Anne Weiss, art director, Bayard Publishing and author illustrator, Bridget Marzo

This workshop will show you how pictures travel, as the saying goes, and yours can too!

UK author-illustrators like Helen Oxenbury, David Mckee and Helen Stephens have long known about the benefits of boosting income and repertoire by working for children’s magazines little known in the UK but widely circulated in countries across the world. After an introduction to Bayard France and a look at international illustrator opportunities, a sample of your work may be discussed for its potential to work for international markets.

After booking for this session, you can submit up to a maximum of 5 illustration samples in jpeg format of no more than 1000 pixels on the longest side. These samples will be chosen from your existing portfolio. Please be aware that due to time limitations, it is possible that not all samples will be discussed.

Please submit your samples in the following naming convention:

01(02, 03 up to 05)-(first initial)-(surname)-(title(optional)).jpg

Deadline for all sample submissions into the Dropbox: midnight July 6, 2020

The link to the Dropbox Folder will be sent to you upon booking.

Anne Weiss is the Art Director of Pomme d’Api and Popi, two long established, diverse and illustrator-rich French magazines for pre-readers, published by Bayard, an internationally active children’s book publisher based in France. Growing up in the country, as a child she carved wooden characters in her carpenter father’s workshop and place them in settings made of cardboard and stones. She now makes pots in her spare time. Anne works with illustrators from all over the world including the UK, and has had years of experience in French children’s book publishing. She has also illustrated and published activity books of her own.

 

 

 

Bridget Strevens Marzo’s books have been published in many co-editions, most recently in China, and she has worked for UK, US, Australian and French publishers. As the first international SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator she co-hosted the SCBWI Bologna Day Before Conference. She taught at Parsons Paris School of Design for a decade and gives talks and runs workshops on finding your illustrator voice, writing and more in the UK where she now lives. Alongside her own book projects, and sketching and volunteering, Bridget plans one day to bridge her old work on bridgetstrevens.com and her more recent book and event pages on bridgetmarzo.com.

Find her on Instagram and twitter @bridgimage.

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