Illustration by Laura Clark
Picture Hooks Exhibition 2017
The work from our 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.
There is also programme of events to accompany the exhibition, details of which can be found below.
For more information see the National Galleries website, or contact them directly.
Saturday 18th November
Ross Collins & Hlin Davidsdottir
Developing Characters and Stories for Children’s Books with Ross Collins
Saturday 2nd December
Helen Stephens & Kirsti Beautyman
How to Make A Dummy Picture Book with Helen Stephens
Bring along your own picture book idea, a very rough story outline or even just a drawing of a character. Helen Stephens will show how a dummy picture book can help in planning pace, structure and layout.
Saturday 6th January
Steve Antony & Anders Frang
A Crash Course in Creating Picture Books and Getting Published with Steve Antony
A fun workshop in developing a picture book along with tips on how to get published, led by award winner Steve Antony who has written and illustrated several books including Please Mr Panda, and The Queen’s Hat.
Thursday 18th January
Lecture from Professor Martin Salisbury on Picture Books
Martin is the course leader of the MA Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. The lecture will be held in the Hawthornden Lecture Theatre.
Saturday 20th January
Debi Gliori & Rachel Everitt
How to Develop an Expressive Character in Books for Children with Debi Gliori
Award-winning illustrator Debi Gliori has illustrated many, many picture books for children and she is also the creator of the hugely popular Bookbug.
Saturday 3rd February
Patrick Benson & Hazel Dunn