Congratulations to Kirsti Beautyman, Picture Hooks Illustrator for 2017. Kirsti was mentored by Helen Stephens (How to Hide a Lion, Fleabag).
And congratulations as well to all five of our illustrators for 2016/17. You can read more about all of them and find their portfolios here.
Thank you to all of our guests from the children’s publishing industry who attended our
speed dating event. It was a brilliant day – we loved playing matchmaker and wish the best of luck to our illustrators.
Tiffany Leeson, Creative Director of Egmont Books, spoke to us about the process of turning an illustration into a picture book. We got a tour around her office, and a look at some picture books from their initial… Read More
Our final panel of the day featured Lou Bones from the Association of Illustrators, Amy Veried of Handsome Frank, and illustrators Matthew the Horse and Sonny Ross. We ended on conversations abour empowering yourself as an illustrator, protecting… Read More
The Mentoring Programme for 2016/17 has come to a close, and the work is now on show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
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The scheme is funded by Creative Scotland.
The work from the 2016/17 Mentorship programme is now on show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
The exhibition offers an insight into the process of making a picture book, from sketch to finished illustration. Our five illustrators this year have produced some outstanding work under the guidance of their mentors.
On now until 18th February 2019.
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