Illustrators, we have a new faculty member especially for you!
Lauren Rille is an Associate Art Director at Simon & Schuster, where she works with the Beach Lane, Atheneum, and McElderry imprints. Before joining S&S, Lauren was a designer at Sterling and Harcourt Children’s Books. Some books she’s designed include Are You There God, it’s Me, Margaret by Judy Blume; Scraps by Lois Ehlert; Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi, illustrated by Brendan Wenzel; The Guardians chapter book series by William Joyce and the New York Times best-selling Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jane Chapman. Lauren loves the collaborative process of working with editors and illustrators, and she’s always on the lookout for new talent.
Lauren’s workshop for illustrators:
Lauren will discuss the tools to creating good characters. Bring paper and pencils for a quick doodle experiment too.
p.s. Stay tuned for a Cafe Chat with Lauren, coming soon!