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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR FOLLOW-ON PICTURE BOOK COURSE

Q: Who is the Follow-On course suited to?A: This course is designed to enable you to prepare a picture book proposal ready to submit to an agent or publisher. You are also welcome to apply if you have some previous experience in picture book making from another course or self-learning, and a project ready to

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR BEGINNERS TO INTERMEDIATE COURSE

Frequently Asked Questions BEGINNERS TO INTERMEDIATE COURSE Q: I’m a complete beginner. Is this course right for me? A: Yes. You’ve come to the right place! Most participants have read picture books either to themselves or to their kids, their class or their relatives.  For beginners, that is all the experience required. Q: What do

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From Room to Zoom, Teaching Creative Courses online

Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change Brené Brown Tweet Day One of The Pandemic Late morning on Thursday 12th March 2020, I was in The Ashling Hotel in Dublin, a stone’s throw from my house, with one of my picture book clients. We had arranged to meet for a one to one

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WHAT EXACTLY IS A CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOK?

I have often been asked what exactly a children’s picture book is? Is it a graphic novel? Is it a storybook? How long should it be? Can I illustrate it myself? I have attempted to answer some of these questions below. I hope you enjoy it and that it takes some of the mystery out

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New Dates for The Bologna Book Fair

It’s that time of the year again, The Bologna Children’s Book Fair. At last the revised dates have been announced for 2021. It will run from 14 th to 17 th June – both in Bologna and online! Highlights: Inside The Picture Book Master Class, we are told tickets will be available for purchase soon.

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Wind Riders, YA illustrated novel – to be launched in Dublin 2021

I’m delighted and very proud to announce: Wind Riders, a YA novel co written by Heloisa and co-written by Adrienne Geoghegan full colour paintings by Adrienne Geoghegan, published by Estrela Cultural in Brazil.I would like to thank my agent Jeremy Murphy  and Heloisa Prieto my dear friend and co-writer  

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Write and Illustrate a Picture Book, Available Dates!

Beginners to Intermediate This online course’s next available date is the 19th of April, 7 – 9 pm Monday to Friday. Whether you plan to someday self-publish a children’s book, find out about what agents and editors are looking for, looking for group feedback, or begin the process of drafting an outline or storyboard for your

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Monday 22nd Feb – One Last Place! Picture Book Making

Hello Picture Book Lovers! This Monday we begin with the beginner and intermediate folk….and what a treat they have in store. My last lovely group in January set up a ‘support’ group…and are looking forward to meeting again in March for the Follow-On course (places limited) So if you’d like to get started with a

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Valentine Special!

Give a gift of learning this Valentine or why not treat yourself?Exclusive offer of €20 off the February Beginners Course. Coupon Code valentine21  Valentine Special €20 off €150 course

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PICTURE BOOK TRENDS 2019

Here are some picture book trends I have been aware of for the past year ot two. What will 2020 bring! Bedtime Stories with a Difference Books like Sleepy the Goodnight Buddy by Drew Daywalt, The Yawn That Wouldn’t Stop by Greg Gormley Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! by Mo Willems, are great

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The Artist’s Way with Adrienne Geoghegan

What makes an Artist? Adrienne Geoghegan chats to Nightcourses.com about life, creativity and the joys of being an artist.   Adrienne Geoghegan is a familiar name on the illustration scene. She’s not only an accomplished artist but has passed along her knowledge to countless students through her much-loved VISUAL ART BOOT CAMPS. Adrienne is best known

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