Korky Paul is an international children’s book illustrator. On this one day masterclass he will teach you how to design and illustrate a double page spread for a children’s picture book and to prepare a presentation package to show prospective publishers. 

For those with a passion for drawing Korky Paul will show how to go from a rough sketch to a full colour illustration, whilst sharing his secrets on how expressions, layout and colour bring your characters to life. Korky Paul will also be lifting the lid on how to create a presentation package and to pitch an idea to publishers. During the workshop students’ will get a rare access look at Korky Paul’s portfolio and original sketches as well as receiving a signed copy of Winnie & Wilbur picture book.


Winnie and Wilbur © Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul, published by Oxford University Press
© Winnie the Witch illustration Korky Paul


Tutor: Korky Paul
Date & Time: Saturday 18th February, 10am - 1pm
Venue: Bingham Studio, New Brewery Arts
REF: SW17-17
PRICE: £55 (£0.00 VAT)

Please note that Korky Paul will not be teaching drawing
– students should have a passion and an ability to draw.


What you will need:
All tools and materials will be provided.
However please bring the following:

- Portfolio of maximum 5 pieces of work you are proud of (if you have this)
- A sketchbook if you have one.
- Two children’s picture  books you love, but try to bring something that is not by a well known illustrators – something unusual.
- A short poem they would like to illustrate over a double page spread –can be your own, an existing one or written by a friend.
- Your chosen poem to be cleaned typed onto sheets of A4 with three copies.

Residential option available. Find out our accommodation, costs and how to book here.


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