Joe Cepeda for 5 Weeks! “Illustrating for Children’s Books”

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Learn how to illustrate a children’s book from a 20 year veteran children’s book illustrator!

Understand how to break down a manuscript and find the best possible visual solutions to
telling a great story in pictures.  Realize how  to challenge yourself, discover your visual voice while maintaining consistency.

This class will examine proper pacing,  character development, visually matching the arc of the story, sound composition and more. Find out what makes for a great book dummy you can submit to a publisher and more details to follow.

This will be a 5 week class: September 30 – October 28 7 pm – 10 pm $290.00

Joe Cepeda received his BFA in illustration from California State University, Long Beach in 1992 and also studied Engineering at Cornell University. He is the illustrator of awarding-winning picture books such as What a Truly Cool World and Nappy Hair.

Joe Cepeda received the Recognition of Merit Award for 2000 from The George G. Stone Center for Children’s Books. His illustrations have appeared in publications such as The Los Angeles Times; Buzz, Inc. Magazine; and Latina Magazine. His original artwork can be viewed at Every Picture Tells a Story in Los Angeles and has been accepted into the Society of Illustrators shows in New York and Los Angeles. He is also a member of the Graphic Artist’s Guild.

Joe is the President of The Society Of Illustrators of Los Angeles and would like to personally welcome you to our space shared with Pop Secret Gallery.

If you have any questions, contact Alyce at the office, 800-799-6368 or call the Gallery at 213-241-9741.