Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Picture Book Writing for Illustrators: A Hands-On Visual Approach

Date(s) - 03/04/2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Presenter Name: Jane Smith, author-illustratorWebinar Title: Picture Book Writing for Illustrators: A Hands-On Visual Approach

Webinar Date and Time: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Webinar description:

Author-Illustrator Jane Smith will share a cumulative series of visual techniques to help you launch your picture book ideas into development, revision and completion. Together we will explore character sketching, listing-making, plotting blocks, cut-and-paste mini dummy books and thumbnailing techniques. Arrive with a picture book idea, manuscript in-progress or just an open mind and prepare to get the ball rolling on the picture book project you’ve been dreaming of.


Jane SmithJane Smith is an author-illustrator and designer with over 18 years of experience writing, illustrating and designing children’s books. Her picture book titles include the 6-book Chloe Zoe series; Hello, New House; and the forthcoming title, Miss Meow. She lives in sun-kissed Wilmington, North Carolina with her graphic designer husband and super star daughter.

Date registration opens: Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Date registration closes: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Price of registration for:

  • SCBWI Carolinas members: $10
  • SCBWI members: $15
  • Non-members: $20

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  • There are no partial refunds for failure to login
  • All refunds may be subject to a 5% handling fee

No registration fees will be refunded after Wednesday, February 17 at 11:59 p.m.