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A 3 Week online course: Illustrating Books for Children Continued Starts March 4th 2019!

This course is designed to support you in the continuation of your book project. The course Includes three illustration lessons, samples, mood boards, and assignments—plus loads of picture book samples. And I am available for advice and encouragement along the way. Included in this course is a redo of the illustration course starting Feb 4th. 

                           — Kristen Balouch (Author & Illustrator) 

Illustrating Books for Children is a prerequisite for this course. 

Writing Books for Children is a suggested prequel to this course!


  • A lesson on visual storytelling 

  • An assignment

  • An inspiration board

  • Loads of book recommendations

  • Advice and encouragement from a published author and illustrator of children’s books


Taught by: Kristen Balouch

  • I’m a children’s book author and illustrator (Published since 1999) with over 8 award winning children's books.

  • I’ve worked with most of the major children's book publishers in the USA.

  • I’ve loved and followed the industry for over 30 years.

  • I taught Senior Computer Illustration at Pratt Institute.

  • I’ve worked in-house as a marketing designer for Random House Children’s Books.

  • And...  I’ve raised two book loving children.

This Course is ONLY for Students who have already taken Illustrating Books for Children Course


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