What We Offer


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General

One-to-one Tutorial

50 minutes

A one-off session to look in depth at concerns clients may have around their creative practice. This is tailored around the individual, and may include areas of development such as observational drawing, editing text and image, developing creative voice, portfolio reviews, cover design and page layout.


Fee: £95
 

Set of 6 one-to-one Tutorials

50 minutes each

Over six sessions we will work closely with you at your own pace to focus on areas of development. In each session we will give feedback on your work, provide advice and will set targets to help keep you on track. During our friendly, nurturing sessions we will provide visual examples to help explain ideas and concepts. We will follow up each session with written feedback and proposed objectives to work on before the next meeting.  

Fee: £525.00

Upcoming Events

London Tutorials


24th November
12-4pm


Orange Beak Studio are coming to London again. We will be in a space near Highbury and Islington. All three tutors will be there to offer one to one sessions.

One-to-one session
50 minutes
A one-off session to look in depth at concerns clients may have around their creative practice. This is tailored around the individual, and may include areas of development such as observational drawing, editing text and image, developing creative voice, portfolio reviews, cover design and page layout.


Fee: £95

Orange Beak Illustration Retreat

 

SOLD OUT!

Five Day Retreat (27th-31st August)

See our seperate page on the website, Orange Beak Illustration Retreat for full details. 

If you would express interest and recieve an email with all the details for the retreat, please email us at orangebeakstudio@gmail.com

SCBWI with Orange Beak Picturebook Retreat


SOLD OUT!

13th-16th July

We are very happy to announce that we will be at this years SCBWI illustration retreat from 13th - 16th July. 


Learn to home screenprint with Pam Smy


NEW DATES! Booking now! 

Sunday 13th May (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 1st July  (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 22nd July (SOLD OUT)
Sunday 19th August

More dates coming soon, if you’d like to put your name down for the next dates, then get in touch at orangebeakstudio@gmail.com

Do you want to learn how to screenprint, but don't have access to a print room locally? If so, you may find this half day workshop on how to screenprint from home useful. Using a technique of drawing directly onto the screen (not with stencils or photo exposure) Pam Smy will take you through the process and help you produce a 2 colour screen print in a few hours.

Materials and paper supplied - all you need to bring along to our Cambridge studio is a design of your own to work from. If you are interested in either or both, get in touch with us at orangebeakstudio@gmail.com

Fee £125 per morning

   

Past Events


Picturebook Workshop


26th -28th May (inc) 2018
17th-19th November (inc) 2017


10am-4pm
(Limited to 6 places)

A three day workshop combining individual feedback on your existing picturebook project with exercises to help you develop skills necessary for successful picturebook making.


Fee: £600

Orange Beak Studio at Picturehooks 2018


19th May 2018

We will be took part in the Picturehooks conference, which is held at Middlesborough Central Library. We spoke alongside, Chris Mould, Deidre McDermott and Sarah Lawrance. 
   

London Tutorials


9th December 2017
21st Apirl 2018 
12-5pm


Orange Beak Studio are coming to London! We will be in a space near Highbury and Islington. All three tutors will be there to offer one to one sessions.

One-to-one session
50 minutes
A one-off session to look in depth at concerns clients may have around their creative practice. This is tailored around the individual, and may include areas of development such as observational drawing, editing text and image, developing creative voice, portfolio reviews, cover design and page layout.


Fee: £95

Location Drawing

20 January 2018
One day workshop

A one-day tutored drawing session out and about in Cambridge. This workshop seeks to address each participant's particular concerns over aspects of location drawing through one-to-one feedback in this beautiful city.

We will follow up the session with written feedback and proposed objectives for you to continue working on.

Fee: £225

Cover Design Workshop with Ness Wood

Sunday 4th March 2018
10.30-1pm

Learn to judge a book by its cover in this workshop with Ness Wood. Ness has worked on covers for all ages and genres of books, and is sharing over 20 years publishing experience to help you develop book covers that will catch the eye of potential publishers and book buyers. This two and a half hour session will include a talk about successful cover design and a two hour hands-on studio session to help you work on your own book covers with guidance from Ness.

So get in touch with us at orangebeakstudio@gmail.com if you want to develop skills and ways of thinking about your book cover and are interested in learning:

How to choose the most suitable image to help your book stand out amongst all the others on the shelf

How to get the balance between your image and type

How to chose typefaces that reflect the content and feel of your book

How to go about arranging and editing your cover ideas

Bring your laptop and any image to work with or any cover work already created.


Fee £125