|Image by Bridget Marzo|
This week, W&P brings you the second of our amazing SCBWI Masterclass Events scheduled for the 21st March. Last week Alison Smith interviewed Eric Huang, Director at Made in Me about his forthcoming Masterclass – Picture Books for the Digital Age on 21st March. This week Anne-Marie Perks guides us through the Illustration Masterclass – International Publishing Opportunities with Marianne Vilcoq and Bridget Marzo.
In the second part of the workshop they will provide you with an international perspective on up to 5 samples of work you are welcome to bring for feedback, and offer suggestions of where you might want to go next.
Bridget Marzo has worked directly for French, American and Australian children’s publishers, illustrating novelty, picture books and graphic games under her longer name Bridget Strevens-Marzo. Clients include the Tate, Bayard France, Harper Collins US, Little Hare, Australia and Bloomsbury UK/US. Her work has been exhibited in Paris, London and at the Original Art Show in New York. A co-organizer for some years of International SCBWI and the SCBWI Bologna conference, she taught illustration and 2D design at Parsons Paris School of Design and colour theory at the American University of Paris. Now back in London she is a contributing editor for the Association of Illustrators’ magazine Varoom. She is off shortly to Beijing at the invitation of the China Bookworm Festival before her next book, Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw, is published out with the Tate UK and Abrams US in May 2015.
You can find all the information you need and book by going to: https://britishisles.scbwi.org/events/illustration-series-international-publishing-opportunities/
Up until the 21 March, you can still sign up for all 5 Illustration Masterclass discount by going to: https://britishisles.scbwi.org/events/illustration-series-all-five-masterclasses-discount/
If you missed last week's post with Eric Huang you can follow the link here: http://www.wordsandpics.org/2015/02/q-with-eric-huang-author-masterclass.html
Whichever Masterclass you choose - be sure to book your place!*****************************************************
Anne-Marie Perks is a published illustrator author and art educator who has served as Regional Illustrator Coordinator for the British Isles Region since 2001. The second of her wordless book series with Books Beyond Words, Finding a Safe Place From Abuse, will be available April 2015.
Keep up to date with current news at www.annemarieperks.tumblr.com and tweet @annmarieperks.