"Claire's an inspirational teacher and has been incredibly supportive over the past few years. Her courses are fantastic for focusing on specific skills and are always tailored to include the things most relevant to the students' own projects and aspirations. There is plenty of encouragement and advice on getting your work out there, and she provides opportunities to meet publishers and agents at her portfolio viewing evenings. I've been on several of her courses!"
Loretta Schauer, Winner 2011 Waterstone's Picture This competition to illustrate Michael Morpurgo’s retelling of Beauty and the Beast
"Claire runs wonderful courses - fun and friendly and highly professional - packed with tips and techniques and taking you all the way from loosening up the imagination, from the page to the - ulp -publisher!"
PL, Theatre Practitioner
"I found the course extremely helpful and motivational. Lots of great tips. For me the best thing about it was the informal nature of the classes. Courses I have done in the past have a degree of pressure which doesn’t work for me. I need to be motivated and encouraged, not judged and this course was perfect for that. For the first time I feel that I can take what I’ve learned and make use of it. Thank you."
Johanna Weaver, now studying an MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Angel Ruskin University, Cambridge.
"I was so impressed with your students - their work put some college courses to shame. I have so many illustrators who apply to join my agency who would benefit from your tuition."
Lorraine Owen, The Organisation Illustration Agency
Dates: 18th April - 24th June 2013. 7.00 - 9.30pm Thursday evenings, apart from the last two classes which will be held on Monday evenings: 17th and 24th June. (There will be no lesson during half term on 30th May)
Pickled Pepper Book Shop, 10 Middle Lane, Crouch End, London, N8 8PL
Course Fees: £225 paid in advance, non-returnable
If you are interested in receiving more information or would like an enrolment form, please email or call 07949 027 236