8-9 octombrie, Cărturești Verona Bookshop, str. Pictor Arthur Verona 13-15

ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN: A FAVOURITE CHARACTER – Based on the Story Characters – Book Illustration exhibition


The workshop will be given by Petra Martin (Pebbl).

The workshop is aimed at children between 9 and 13 years of age and will begin with a guided tour of the exhibition Story Character at Mansarda Cărturești, including an introduction to book illustration (with a focus on Romanian book illustration) and the works of various contemporary illustrators in Romania. The practical side of the workshops will focus on exercising participants’ artistic imagination and abilities by developing a character from a favourite book or film, chosen together with the workshop coordinator.

Day1 – 2h30 – tour of the exhibition, short presentation about some illustrators; choice of character, sketching of the chosen character, discussions and guidance

Day 2 – 2h30 – artistic and technical guidance, examples and recommendations of various graphic solutions and techniques, finishing the drawing

Participants will be encouraged to work as freely and creatively as possible.

The children will receive individual feedback from the coordinator.

Where:  Cărturești Verona Bookshop, str. Pictor Arthur Verona nr. 13-15
When: October 8–9, 2022, 12.00h
Maximum number of participants: 10
Recommended age: 9–13 years
Duration: 2 days x 2h30min

Costs: 120 lei (24Eu)/ child
All materials are included in the participation fee.

Technique: coloured drawing on paper or cardboard
Theme: illustration of a character from a favourite book or film

8-9 october, Cărturești, Arthur Verona Street, 13-15