Picture Hooks Festival of Illustration
Sat 6 & Sun 7 Nov
The Picture Hooks Festival of Illustration will take place virtually this year, with Saturday bringing you six fascinating sessions on artistic practice from Elizabeth Dulemba, Astrid Jaekel, David Melling, Sheena Calvert, Stephen Fowler and Jonathan Gibbs. Demonstrations will be followed by live Q&A sessions with the artists.
On Sunday, we are joined live by a range of experts including publishers, agents and booksellers – sharing knowledge and insider tips on the industry. Learn more about getting an agent with Tamlyn Frances from Arena and Alice Sutherland-Hawes from ASH Literary. Find out how publishers commission with Libby Hamilton and Neil Dunnicliffe. And to finish the weekend, hear from booksellers, Jake Hope, Matthew Land and Tamara McFarlane.
Saturday 6th November 10:00–17:00
10:00 On Colour – Elizabeth Dulemba
10:45 Using materials to make an image (with live Q&A) – Astrid Jaekel
11:45 It’s all about the layers – an intro to Procreate (with live Q&A) – David Melling
12:45 Lunch break
14:00 All about Typography (with live Q&A) – Dr Sheena Calvert
15:00 On Rubberstamping (with live Q&A) – Stephen Fowler
16:00 Inventing the story (with live Q&A) - Jonathan Gibbs
Sunday 7th November 10:00–13:00
10:00 All you need to know about finding an agent - Tamlyn Frances from Arena and Alice Sutherland-Hawes from ASH Literary chaired by Lucy Juckes of Jenny Brown Associates
11:00 Two leading children’s book publishers talk about how they commission – Tiffany Leeson, Rebecca Essilifie, Libby Hamilton of Rocket Bird Books and Neil Dunnicliffe from Pavillion
12:00 Talk to the booksellers - Vivian French speaks to industry experts Jake Hope, Matthew Land and Tamara McFarlane
A booking fee of £1.25 is charged per transaction for online and phone bookings.