Children's Book Illustration & Writing

Children's Book

Illustration & Writing

Do you have a children's picture book inside of you?

This workshop will help you develop your project as an illustrator/author, with time to work independently and the opportunity for collaboration. Learn the process of making a book through various exercises, share your work with the wider community, and receive constructive feedback from your peers. Get your project ready to send to publishers or finish your book and format it for self publishing.

Though geared toward the visual artist, this workshop adapts to the needs of the group. All levels of experience are welcome.


Faculty: Donald Saaf

Blacksmithing teacher - Roger Ballou

Donald Saaf is an artist, children's book illustrator and arts educator living in Marlboro, VT. He has published over a dozen picture books and is currently developing projects with Henry Holt and Enchanted Lion Press in Brooklyn. His most recent illustration project is a songbook; Dan Zanes House Party!, published by Quarto Books.


The Putney School Summer Programs
Elm Lea Farm, 418 Houghton Brook Road,
Putney, Vermont 05346 USA
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