Picture Book Illustration (Live Class)

Join NMA instructor Larissa Marantz for a walkthrough of her course Picture Book Illustration. This interactive live class allows you to work through core course content from the upcoming Learning Tracks as an Interactive Live Class. In this 12-week course, instructor Larissa Marantz will introduce you to the world of picture books. You will learn how to create stories through drawing and writing. Larissa will walk you through every aspect of picture books, including character development, choosing stories, formatting a book, and finalizing full illustrations. She will also lecture on how to get your book professionally published. After this course, you will gain the skills to bring your imagination to life through picture book making.

2 Lessons 1h 2m 2s of videos

Upcoming Fri. 2023/02/03 @ 10:00 AM PT
In this Live Class, NMA instructor Larissa Marantz will host an overview of her 12-week course, Picture Book Illustration. You will watch the lesson chapters for each week, complete the assignments and submit them. Each Week Larissa will go through and give live critiques of the submitted assignments and discuss important principles covered in that week’s lesson.

Previously Live

Common Questions

How do I earn a Certificate of Completion for this class?

Earn a digital Certificate of Completion when you complete this Live Class and submit all assignments for review before the end of term. The guidelines with all the information pertaining to the Certificate of Completion are here: Live Class Certificate of Completion Guide. Additionally, students who fulfill the certificate requirements will receive a special badge for display in the NMA community forums and Discord server.

How do I participate in these Live Classes?

You can participate by accessing the live lesson page on Fridays at 10 am PT. This event is for NMA subscribers, you can sign up for important email updates here. You will be updated when the stream goes live, with assignment reminders, and any schedule changes.

How can I submit my work for critique?

If you want to submit your drawing for critique, follow the submission guidelines PDF located in the assignment tab of each lesson.

What materials do I need to get for this Live Class?

A material PDF list is linked in each lesson under the description. Please check the file to see what you need to prepare.

Are there any assignments in this Live Class?

This Live Class includes downloadable assignment PDFs, that help you practice the content hosted by Larissa. Keeping up with these assignments will maximize your learning outcomes.

How can I interreact with other students taking this Live Class?

A great way to interact with fellow students is to join our Discord channel. Each Live Class has its very own channel where students can interact, ask questions, submit for community feedback, and more. This is also a great resource for updates and other events happening here at New Masters Academy.