Judy Schachner, Author/ Illustrator
Patrick Collins, Creative Director, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers
9:00 am Introductions
9:30 am Patrick Collins: Keys to Successful Children’s Book Illustration
10:30 – 10:45 am – Break
10:45 am Judy Schachner: Influence and Inspiration: Keeping the You in your art.
A spirited examination and discussion about how to be creative, inspired, and still remain unique.
12 – 1 pm – Lunch
1 pm Critique of Homework Assignments : “Reinterpret Beatrix Potter.”
An inside look at Judy’s reinterpretation illustration and her notes on Potter that accompanied it in the 2016 book, A Celebration of Beatrix Potter. Critique of class homework assignments by Judy and Patrick.
2:30 pm – Break
2:45 pm Patrick Collins: Drawing exercises. Please bring paper, tracing paper, and drawing materials. (optional: scissors and magic tape – Scotch.)
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Judy and Patrick: Q & A – Just Ask.