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Illustrating for the Kids Market with Ben Newman

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Join Ben Newman has he guides you through a brand new Masterclass on Illustrating for the Kids Market guiding you through the creative process of working in publishing, toys and games.

In this 90 minute session hosted by Inkygoodness Collective you will learn:

How to develop your creative practice as an artist and illustrator

Essential advice and tips for diversifying your income streams

Insight on the creative process involved in illustrating children's books

How to present your work to toy & games companies - and what they look for!

Behind the scenes development for his best selling book series Professor Astro Cat and collection of toy designs for Djeco.

Effective ways to get started with your next project - in as little as 20 minutes a day.

& much more!

CWe will explore Ben's expansive portfolio and hear about his professional journey as a full time artist and illustrator and how he balances his work commitments with personal projects; alongside unpacking case studies for award winning projects with NoBrow and Flying Eye Books. You will get insight and behind the scenese access to his creative development - from sketch to final illustration; and acquire knowledge and expertise on how to get into illustrating for the kids market.

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About your teacher

Ben Newman (UK) has developed a distinct aesthetic over the years; a contemporary fusion of bold shapes, bright colours and playful characters which has been described as 'bauhaus fuzzy felt.' With over 15 years experience in the industry, Ben has produced work for a large range of clients, including the Tate Modern, New York Times, BBC Radio 4, Apple, Google and The New Yorker. His practice extends outside of commercial work into international exhibitions, paintings and three dimensional collaborations.

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We round off the session with a Q&A with Ben giving you an opportunity to ask questions and uncover more incredible advice to help guide your next steps as illustrators.

Ticket includes access to the Masterclass recording for 90 days.

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Save £27 when you Grab our Make Your Mark Masterclass Bundle!

We're delighted to welcome illustrators and artists Katie Scarlett, Ben Newman and Livia Fălcaru and agent Kat Irannejad to our Make Your Mark Masterclass lineup this Autumn, and we're offering you the opportunity to save £27 if you sign up for all four!

Here's a reminder of what we've got coming up (all timings UK):

  • Find Your Niche with Katie Scarlett (Recording)
  • Illustrating for the Kids Market with Ben Newman 02/11 @ 10.30am
  • Illustrating for Brands with Livia Fălcaru 16/11 @ 10.30am
  • Craft Your Portfolio with Kat Irannejad, Totally Reps 13/12 @ 6pm

More details on individual events will be dropping in the coming weeks!



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