Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

The Art of the Page Turn: Illustrating a Book You Can’t Put Down, with agent Charlotte Wenger

Date(s) - 01/12/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm




(Illustration credit: Meirav Shilo; Design credit: Shirley Waisman)

עברית בהמשך. המפגש יתקיים באנגלית.

Hebrew text follows. This event will take place in English.

Charlotte Wenger of the Prospect Agency (NYC), who represents children’s authors and illustrators, will speak to us about how illustrations help create effective pacing, pagination, and page turns. Writers welcome if you’d like to get a peek behind the scenes and see how illustrations meet text to create captivating books.

Earlybird registration only until December 15.

Illustrators registering early will have the opportunity to submit ONE illustration before the meeting. We’ll send these to Charlotte ahead of time (anonymously), and she will choose a few to discuss during her presentation. Full instructions will be sent after registration.

Registration also gives you access to the meeting recording for 1 month following the meeting, along with a submission window to send your portfolio to Charlotte.

Sign up below and we’ll see you on January 12 on Zoom!

  • תוכנית מיוחדת למאיירים – וגם לסופרים המחפשים הצצה אל הצד השני של ספרי ילדים. ב12 בינואר, הסוכנת שרלוט וונגר מסוכנות פרוספקט מניו יורק, שמייצגת מאיירים וסופרים לילדים, תשוחח על “מה מסתתר מעבר לדף?” כיצד יוצרים מקצב ועימוד אופטימליים לספר? מהם הסודות ליצירת איורים שמושכים את הקוראים פנימה וגורמים להם להפוך דף אחר דף בספר? הארוע כולל הזדמנות ייחודית לקבלת משוב בזמן האירוע (לכמה מאיירים) וכן הזדמנות הגשה לסוכנת לאחר האירוע (לכל המשתתפים). האירוע בזום, באנגלית.
  • הרשמה מוקדמת רק עד ה-15 בדצמבר.
  •  מאיירים שנרשמים מוקדם יקבלו הזדמנות להגיש עבודה למשוב לפני המפגש – נאסוף את העבודות ונשלח לשרלוט לפני המפגש באופן אנונימי, והיא תתייחס לכמה מהאיורים בזמן המפגש. כל משתתף יכול לשלוח עבודה אחת. כדי שהאיורים שתשלחו לפני הסדנה יתאימו לנושא, שרלוט מבקשת שתשלחו איור מעורר סקרנות, שגורם לקוראים להפוך דף כדי לגלות מה קרה אחר כך…

הנרשמים לאירוע יקבלו גישה להקלטה של הסדנה למשך חודש לאחר האירוע,  יחד עם הוראות להגשת תיק עבודות לשרלוט.


הירשמו כאן למטה ונתראה בזום ב-12 בינואר!



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