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Picture Book Illustration with Larissa Marantz

📆 Fridays @ 10am PT | January 27th - April 28th

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    Get ready to bring your imagination to life with this interactive Live Class from NMA instructor Larissa Marantz! In this 12-week course, you'll get a walkthrough of the "Picture Book Illustration" course and learn the core content from the upcoming Learning Tracks. Larissa will introduce you to the world of picture books and teach you how to create stories through drawing and writing. You'll learn every aspect of picture book creation, from character development and choosing stories to formatting a book and finalizing full illustrations. Plus, you'll get tips on how to get your book professionally published. By the end of this course, you'll have the skills to bring your picture book ideas to life. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity – sign up now!

    Each week, you will be asked to watch the video instruction from the pre-recorded course "
    Picture Book Illustration", complete the week's assignments, and turn them in 24-hours before the class. Then, during Live Class, Larissa will answer your questions and critique as many assignments as time allows.

    👉 Click here to access the pre-recorded Course
    Click here to access the Live Classroom

Meet Your Instructor

Larissa Marantz is an illustrator based out of Southern California. She worked as a character designer for Nickelodeon’s Rocket Power and Rugrats TV shows. Larissa began illustrating children’s books when she left The Rugrats animated TV show to stay at home with her young children. Her recent illustrated projects are Charlie and the Octopus, Avenue A Publishing, and Clyde the Hippo picture book series, published by Penguin Workshop. Larissa has been an adjunct faculty member at Laguna College of Art + Design for 12 years, teaching in the Animation and Illustration departments. Owner of OC Art Studios, an after-school enrichment company, she has taught art to young elementary school students for over 15 years.