Speed Dating for Illustrators

We at Picture Hooks love playing matchmaker, and so for our October Speed Dating event we did just that. We invited professionals from all corners of the children’s publishing industry to Edinburgh to meet not only our five mentees, but also ten more illustrators who came to us from Scotland as well as the north […]

September 18, 2017

Picture Hooks – Masterclass: The Page Turn with Vivian French

In this pilot masterclass from Picture Hooks, learn the skills to get your illustration to work in book form and tell stories across pages.

Developing Characters and Stories for Children’s Books with Ross Collins

A practical workshop led by award winner Ross Collins who has illustrated over 100 books for children.

Illustrating Books for Children Picture Hooks – Session 1: Ross Collins & Hlin Davidsdottir

Illustrator Hlín Davidsdottir and her award-winning mentor Ross Collins will share their working methods, practices and experiences.

Illustrating Books for Children Picture Hooks – Session 2: Helen Stephens & Kirsti Beautyman

Illustrator Kirsti Beautyman and her mentor Helen Stephens will share their working methods, practices and experiences.

How to Make A Dummy Picture Book with Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens will show how a dummy picture book can help in planning pace, structure and layout.

Illustrating Books for Children Picture Hooks – Session 3: Steve Antony & Anders Frang

Illustrator Anders Frang and his award-winning mentor Steve Antony will share their working methods, practices and experiences.

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 .

Making Picturebooks: Past, Present and Future – A lecture by Martin Salisbury

Martin Salisbury is Course Leader at the renowned Cambridge School of Art MA in Children’s Book Illustration, Director of the Centre for Children’s Book Studies, and author of a number of books on illustration, including most recently The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920-1970 (Thames & Hudson) and The Snail that Climbed the Eiffel Tower & other […]

Illustrating Books for Children Picture Hooks – Session 4: Debi Gliori & Rachel Everitt

Illustrator Rachel Everitt and her award-winning mentor Debi Gliori will share their working methods, practices and experiences.