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The Art of the Picture Book

with Shadra Strickland

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(71 reviews)

ruthbryls9885519
rated 5 stars

Excellent!!!

Have been struggling through the beginning stages of children's book illustrating through reading/studying sporadically for over a year now, and happily stumbled upon Shadra's class here on Craftsy recently. SO glad I did! Shadra is a great teacher - clear, concise, thorough, and clearly in love with her craft! I have learned more in one night watching these videos than in the year I've been working on this on my own. I feel inspired to start back on it in earnest with a much more clear heading ...

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magick
rated 5 stars

Great Class!!

Very thorough presentation on the process involved in illustrating a picture book. Very well organiized. Learned a lot!! Hope Shandra will be doing some other classes soon.

lyndortz4387942
rated 5 stars

Great Teacher

I am really enjoying your class. Its very informative. I am motivated to tell stories about the many things that happened to me while I was growing up. You are funny and have so much confidence. I really appreciate the lists that I can copy and your supply list is so easy to get. I don't have to spend a lot of money on supplies. Thank you. Lynda

treenzs
rated 5 stars

Very informative and helpful! Enjoyed this

Shadra is a great presenter and teacher. I really enjoyed this class a lot! Lots of great information to kick start my goals. Highly recommend.

kmacphers4561598
rated 5 stars

Great class, great instructor!

I've been working at the craft of writing and illustrating children's picture books for a few years now, and I still learned a lot from this class. Also, Shadra is SO generous with her time and answers all student questions so thoroughly. I'm looking forward to taking another one of her classes again!

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