Storybook Illustration Techniques


Deadline:7th - 8th October, 2017

Artist and well-known story book illustrator Philip Blythe will give a weekend workshop at The Petrie Terrace Gallery.

Philip’s many commissions include publications for HM Queen Elizabeth 11, British Telecom, Little Hare Books and many others. Philip has lectured at the University of Ulster, James Cook University and Griffith University.

Philip will demonstrate the procedure’s he follows in his own illustration practice. Participants will concentrate on painting and illustration techniques in depicting animals in their habitat. Philip will also supply line drawings taken from several of his artworks so that participants may directly follow his method in the creation of animals such as platypus and underwater background, turtles coming ashore in the moonlight or an eagle flying over a glacier. Participants will also be given the opportunity to create ideas from a given narrative forming animal characterization within an environment.

Book online at

or in the Petrie Terrace Gallery at 3/162 Petrie Terrace Brisbane Q 4000 Phone 07 3367 1977 OR Email

Dates: Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017.

Times: from 9.30am to 3.30pm both days.
Lunch break 12 to 1 pm

Cost for 2 day workshop.
RQAS Members: $180
Non-Members:  $200

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