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!

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.