Illustration Institute

New Events

Join a relaxed and candid conversation about the process of creating & publishing a children's book.

Artist Presentations, Panel Discussion, Panel Q & A, Meet & Greet Mingle

llustration Institute seasoned author/illustrators will generously share their experiences.

Scott Nash: The High Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate, Flat Stanley series

Lizzy Rockwell: A Bird is A Bird, The Busy Body Book

Matt Tavares: Growing up Pedro, Helen's Big World

hris VanDusen: The Circus Ship, Mr . Magee books

ring your questions! Free for all ages!


Apr
19
1:00 pm13:00

Scott Nash: Tip-top Drawing Tricks

  • Portland Public Library

A free drawing workshop for kids ages 7-12 with children's book illustrator and author Scott Nash. Scott will demonstrate tips and tricks of his trade, encouraging young artists to explore and embrace drawing without frustration! Be ready to laugh and draw with playful abandon. Scott will also discuss how he develops characters, many of his relate directly to silly stories from his childhood and he will inspire kids to create their own. 

Mar
21
2:00 pm14:00

Illustrated Memoir Suzy Becker

  • Portland Public Library

Suzy Becker's unique look at life will inspire you to draw your own life story! Only a few seats left, please contact nancy@nashbox.com for information.

How to Get Into Children's Books
Feb
18
2:00 pm14:00

How to Get Into Children's Books

  • Portland Public Library

Join a relaxed & candid conversation about the process of creating & publishing a children's book.

Artist Presentations, Panel Discussion, Panel Q & A, Meet & Greet
Illustration Institute seasoned author/illustrators will generously share their experiences.

Scott Nash: The High Skies Adventures of Blue Jay the Pirate, Flat Stanley series
Lizzy Rockwell: A Bird is a Bird,The Busy Body Book
Matt Tavares: Growing up Pedro, Helen's Big World
Chris VanDusen: The Circus Ship, Mr. Magee books

Bring your questions! Free for all ages!
Donations welcomed for funding future Illustration Institute programs.

 

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life
Dec
9
6:30 pm18:30

Floyd Norman: An Animated Life

Premieres at Portland Public Library's Rines Auditorium

Suggested donation: $5

Delightful documentary about the first African American animator at Disney