Make Your Marks & Splashes Course online course on illustrating children’s books

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Learn transformative secrets to design, drawing and color in this exciting online course by award-winning author and illustrator Mark Mitchell. Discover how to effectively use traditional watercolor to complete satisfying, full-color final art for your children’s story. You’ll learn ‘best practices’ for using visual references, transferring sketches to your painting surface, preparing a dummy package and submitting final art.  All levels welcome. The course includes eight interactive live sessions, video lessons and in-depth video interviews with more than 30 illustrators (and author-illustrators), art directors and children’s publishing agents. Register now to get a head start on the video lessons. Online live sessions for the 2017 spring semester begin March 15.