Workshop

3rd - 5th Grade After School Series: Illustration and Visual Storytelling with Clare Pernice

September 05, 2019 | 4:00 pm to December 19, 2019 | 6:00 pm

Every Thursday from September 5 - December 19th, 2019.

Children’s book author and illustrator, Clare Pernice will lead this 15 week illustration workshop series. These hands on classes will conclude with each participant having produced a 4-page mini comic zine, an 8-page picture book, a greeting card, a poster, and a 3D character design. Materials used will include ink, watercolor, markers, pencils and collage. We will review the basics of sequential visual storytelling, which includes creating characters, settings, writing, layout and composition. 

The final student projects will be displayed on exhibit during an evening reception and certificate presentation on December 17th at 6pm at the Society of Illustrators.

The series program is as follows:
4 workshops: Create a 4-page Mini Comic Zine
4 workshops: Create an 8-page Illustrated Picture Book with text
4 workshops: Design a greeting card, poster and 3-D character
3 workshops: Finalize all projects for production, presentation and exhibition

Born and raised in England, Clare Pernice’s passion for children’s books took root while influenced by her favorite local author Roald Dahl and her witty story telling father. Having an avid interest in art and design, she went on to graduate from London’s Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and has since designed, illustrated and exhibited works in Paris, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Charleston and New York. She has illustrated and written children’s books, designed clothes, toys, murals and created costumes and props for film and stage. 

TO REGISTER
$1100/series (includes all materials and evening reception)
Limited to 12 students, RSVP required
Participants must register to attend all 15 workshops
Email RSVP@societyillustrators.org or call 212.838.2560