Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Class: local publishing, arts, and tarot workshops!

We've added some new arts workshops to our schedule at Kris Waldherr
Art and Words gallery, located just off of Newkirk Plaza. Class sizes are
small, so each participant receives individualized attention.

To learn more or register, visit http://www.artandwords.com/events.html.

Here are summaries of the workshops:

1. Saturday, April 25, 2 - 4:30 pm
Ever wonder what goes into making and publishing a children's book?
Here's your chance to find out! We'll cover everything from the
history of children's book publishing to young adult novels, with a
special emphasis on how picture books are created by authors and
artists. No prior publishing knowledge necessary. $40.

2. Saturday, May 9, 1 - 5:00 pm
Tarot cards have been used for centuries to seek answers to life's
complexities. This beginner's workshop offers an overview of the tarot
along with tarot reading basics. By the end of this workshop, you'll
be able to do a simple tarot reading. Taught by the creator of the
bestselling Goddess Tarot and Lover's Path Tarot. No prior tarot
experience necessary. $75 without tarot deck/$95 with tarot deck.

3. Saturday, May 23, 2 - 4:30 pm
This entry level class offers a comprehensive overview of the
publishing industry. Topics covered include manuscript submissions,
book proposals, literary agents, self-publishing, book acquisitions,
and marketing. No prior publishing knowledge necessary. $40.

4. Saturday, June 6, 1 - 6:00 pm
This workshop is for fine artists, illustrators, photographers, and
children's picture book creators anyone who has ever wanted to
transform their art and words into a professional book. We'll cover
print production requirements, dummy making, self-publishing, book
proposals, art licensing, and the special challenges of marketing
art-oriented books to publishers. Workshop includes 1/2 hour private
book consultation and critique ($50 value). Suggested prerequisite:
Book concept, art, or manuscript to work from. $125.


More info or to register:


Kris Waldherr Art and Words gallery


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