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January 2018: Character Design Demo with Jake Parker

Illustration by Jake Parker.

Illustration by Jake Parker.

JANUARY 2018

HOST Jake Parker

Jake Parker, SVS instructor, professional illustrator, cartoonist, and creator of Inktober, takes us step-by-step through his process of designing a character - from initial sketches, to line drawing, to color.  

Lee White, and Will Terry join in to grill Jake, and field questions from viewers. Chock full of good info on everything from how to use reference photos without copying to tips for saving time in Photoshop.

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November 2017: What Makes A Picture Book A Bestseller?

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November 2017

HOST WILL TERRY

It's something everyone in the publishing industry wants to know - why do some books sell and some books don't?

We don't necessarily have the magic formula, but our special guest just might! Gene Nelson, who has served on the Caldecott AND Newbery award committees, joins us for our monthly 3rd Thursday webinar to help give us some insight into what makes a picture book a bestseller. 😊 With your host Will Terry.

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September 2017 - How To Do Art School Right with David Dibble

Image by Jake Parker.

Image by Jake Parker.

SEPTEMBER 2017

HOST JAKE PARKER

Is traditional art school worth it?? This month we talk with David Dibble, who teaches illustration at Brigham Young University in Utah, about how to make the most of your art school education.

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August 2017 - How To Find Your Artistic Style

Makers gonna make...Image by Lee White.

Makers gonna make...Image by Lee White.

AUGUST 2017
HOST LEE WHITE

This one is all about strategies that can help you solidify your own sense of style, which we all know can be quite a struggle! Pro illustrator Lee White shows you how to identify your style tribe, and make it your own.

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June 2017 - Battling Creative Block

JUNE 2017
HOST JAKE PARKER

Creative Block: We've all been there. Maybe you're under a tight deadline, or you've just received an important art assignment, or you've finally got freetime to create something, but the muse isn't there. You just can't come up with any ideas! This month SVS tackles a problem that plagues every artist.

Professional artists Jake Parker, Will Terry, and Lee White discuss what causes creative block, and give their advice on how to combat it, and ultimately prevent it from happening in the future.

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