This course is a practical project based course designed to take the participant through the stages of planning, writing and illustrating for children. Students work on their own idea for a book.
This is for students who wish to find out about preparing a manuscript, contemporary illustration techniques and children’s storybook publishing in Melbourne.
Students will gain an awareness of the process involved, practical skills and techniques, recognising elements of a good picture book and a list of local publishers.
An interest in writing, drawing and/or illustration
Materials for demonstrations and class exercises will be supplied.
Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation
Course Presenter - Lorette Broekstra
Lorette is a graphic designer and an award-winning illustrator of children's books. She has won the Crichton Award for illustration and has been short listed for a number of other awards. She has published many picture books both in Australia and overseas.