How To Perfect Your Children's Book Portfolio

How to Perfect Your Children's Book Portfolio

taught by Will Terry
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Don Ti

Time Well Spent

I appreciated the Parting tip on which to prioritize and the clarification on combining these concepts. It may have been obvious to most but I tend to think literally. Mentioning a set amount of pages to build a portfolio off of also gives us a me...

Michaela Heimlich

Great for what is improtant in portfolio

Very easy to follow, I can see what I am missing and what I can do better in presenting my portfolio. Great examples and Q&A at the end.

Sam Pernoski

Don Ti

I appreciated the Parting tip on which to prioritize and the clarification on combining these concepts. It may have been obvious to most but I tend to think literally. Mentioning a set amount of pages to build a portfolio off of also gives us a me...

Michaela Heimlich

Very easy to follow, I can see what I am missing and what I can do better in presenting my portfolio. Great examples and Q&A at the end.

Sam Pernoski

Connie Knowlden

Very interesting and informative class. I am trying to develop my own portfolio and it gave some clear direction on what to include. I especially liked the idea of combining categories in one picture. Very informative and entertaining class. I...

Diana Resilina

Rhiannon Pettie

lenny wen

nice talk and list to consider to put on my portfolio. Lots of things I didn't think of before and now I get more ideas.

Oliver Benavidez

Thanks so much for putting this together. There were lots of great tips and examples. Anyone looking to polish their portfolio for this market should definitely watch this!

CARRIE KARNES-FANNIN

Susan Szecsi

Excellent list and reasoning about what you need in your portfolio.

Tig Beswick

Hi guys, I just wanted to say I loved this class. Lots of food for thought for a person who has made art on and off all her life but is only getting back into it with serious and haughty aspirations to make a serious go of it. Thank you for all t...

Bethany Hissong

I have heard other illustrators cover this topic, but this video is the most comprehensive as far as all the things you want to make sure are in there to show agents. Thank you so much for putting this list together and showing great examples!

Orsolya Orbán

Well I just bought a domain for my website and was really thrilled to upload my illustration when I started this course...so now I deleted everything and started working on real quality illustrations. I won't make the website public until I have a...

Luan Thomas

I thought this was concise and well explained! Very, very helpful! Thank you!

Armando Castelan

Thanks for the advice and insight into this topic! I find this information very valuable.

Jason Bowen

If your a little lost what you need to draw for your portfolio then this is definitely the video to watch. Will lists his areas that you need to cover in your portfolio clearly. Very helpful.

Sean Balsano

This list will give you a focus when you don't know what to illustrate for your portfolio. Will also shows us great portfolio examples. Thank you for this very informative course! -Miriam

Renee Graef

Again, another great talk. I couldn't think of anything to add. Will covered it all.

Yevgeniya Malinina

If you stuck thinking what else can I include in my portfolio, how can I improve it - here are tons of answers. Great video.

Daniel Sorensen

As someone who is getting ready for the SCBWI fall conference and assembling my portfolio, this is timely and needed advice. The list is great and I've already started thinking about things that I don't have currently in my artwork. Thanks guy...

Debra Gibson

I was overwhelmed when I seen the list, but watching the video I could see exactly why the list would be useful. The video was helpful and informative and I was able to review what I have for my portfolio and clear see what needs work and what by...

Hannah Marks

Linda Ferrara

Great information! Thanks so much.

Leontine Gaasenbeek

Will Terry
Will Terry
Illustrator

About the instructor

Will Terry has been a freelance illustrator for 26 years. He got his start working for magazines and newspapers in the Washington D.C. area. His early clients include publications such as Time, Money, WSJ and ads for Sprint, Pizza Hut, Fed Ex, and Master Card. He has illustrated about 30 children’s books for a number of publishers, including Random House, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, and Penguin. When he's not mountain biking, hiking, or snowboarding he works out of the svslearn.com office in Provo Utah. 

FEBRUARY 2017 WEBINAR
HOSTED BY WILL TERRY


Kidlit illustrator Will Terry shows you ALL the things you need in your children's book portfolio to get work. Terry walks us through over 100 things an artist should consider adding to their portfolio.

Course Contents

1 Video
1 PDF
1.0 hr