be delighted to visit your school and speak to your students about
children’s book illustration. To schedule a presentation at your school, please email Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
offer a choice of presentations:
For Grade 4 and older, a step-by-step overview from the beginning
stages of the creative process: manuscript, thumbnail sketches,
full-sized sketches–to slides showing stages of a finished
painting. I talk about the different people involved–editor,
art director, author, illustrator–emphasizing the importance
of group cooperation to produce a children’s book. I
have visuals to passaround so that the students get a closeup
view of all the stages being discussed.
1 - 3: I will read a book and do a painting demonstration. I
explain the tools & materials I use, and paint a likeness
of one of my characters.
school, College, & Older: I’m happy to
discuss the business & career aspects of illustration.
I will be available to inscribe copies of my books.
My honorarium for schools in Venango County, PA is $900 for a full day, $600 for a half day. I can do two presentations in the morning, two in the afternoon. If you’re not in Venango County, my honorarium is $1,200.00 for a day – please add meals, mileage and hotel.
I’m proud to have been named Outstanding Illustrator/Author
of 2006 by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association.
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