Published Professionals Share Their Knowledge and Creative Processes with You!
Learn the tools of Adobe Illustrator, and practice making characters and props.
Best Creative Year Ever!
Make 2020 your best creative year ever by building a healthy relationship with your creativity. We'll dive into mindset, creative habits, and planning your 2020 creative goals.
Build an Author Business
Learning the five pillars of business will change the way you think about your author business. Learn how to create an author business that supports your creativity.
Building an Author Website
Finally build the author website you've been putting off. Ken Lamug walks you through every stage, step-by-step.
Crafting a Strong Beginning
Learn how to make your story opening an invitation, an introduction, and a promise. Marcie Colleen will teach you the four essential elements of a strong beginning.
Creative Focus & Habits
Get clarity on your biggest creative goals, and establish habits to achieve them.
Find My Art Style
Are you lost when it comes to art styles? How do you discover your artistic voice? In this intensive, you'll learn a step-by-step approach to developing your art style based on design and story.
How to Query Agents
Learn how to find agents and write a better query. You'll also gain access to a directory of over 100 of the best picture book agents, which includes examples of clients and books they've represented.
Learn the tools of Photoshop, and practice making characters.
Picture Book Story Frameworks
Learn how to use story frameworks (not formulas) for character, two-character, and high concept stories so that you can identify and improve your own stories.
Storytelling in Rhyme
Identify and avoid pitfalls, while building a strong foundation for your rhyming stories.
Symbolism & Storytelling
Learn how Kathryn uses symbolism to make powerful picture books that reach kids.
Textures in Your Illustrations
Learn how to design shapes and create textures for your illustrations.
Learn how Jessixa uses watercolor in her picture books. Experiment with her techniques, and make beautiful watercolor illustrations.
Newly Added Mini-class
Laurie Keller shares her process for how and why she adds humor to stories and non-fiction.
Writing Natural Rhyme
Learn how to rhyme properly for picture books.
Learn how to craft voice for picture books with picture book writer extraordinaire, Carter Higgins.