Do you have a picture book idea, characters you’d love to develop, or a story text that needs further development? Or, perhaps you need mentoring and advice to create a professional-looking illustration portfolio. And if picture books are your thing, you might yearn to develop a coheasive collection of illustrations for a children’s book portfolio. In all these cases, you will most likely need independent art direction or editorial advice, and the confidence to bring your dreams and aspirations alive.
How will Adrienne help me to develop my work?
Adrienne can help you in a number of ways depending on your project and plans. For example, she can guide you to hone your text to suit the picture book genre, create a storyboard, or develop a tailored illustration portfolio. You will then be in a better position to approach publishers and agents, who will be happy to give your project the attention it deserves. Her goal is to help you to recognise both the strengths the weaknesses of your work or project. In other words to become your own best critic. Adrienne offers positive and constructive feedback as well as guidance on how to improve your work or reach your goals. Her evaluations are honest and thorough. For picture books, Adrienne will focus on the construction of your picture book texts or ideas and examine the way in which you can make the words and pictures work together harmoniously. She will guide you to become familiar with the key elements required to shape your story, to give it pace, and to create a satisfying non-cliched ending.