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Pathways Plus

Short book illustration course for aspiring illustrators.

Improve your skills and learn how to create great children’s books.

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Building on the success of Pathways Into Children’s Publishing, we will be launching a brand new year-long Pathways Plus programme for anyone who wants to illustrate children’s books.

Want to hone your skills, learn some new ones, develop your book, and make connections in children’s publishing? Pathways Plus is a comprehensive course that takes you above and beyond just practical learning. The course includes 19 affordable masterclasses, short courses and professional development events, for aspiring and emerging illustrators aged 18 or over. Get unique insights, professional advice, creative guidance and critical feedback along with resource sharing, practical exercises and interaction.

Why join?:

      • The full year-long, three-module programme, takes you from character creation to pitching your book
      • Learn from 45 successful illustrators, publishing editors and art directors
      • 125 hours of flexible learning delivered on the weekend
      • Affordable and goal driven learning with option to pay in instalments
      • And you can choose to attend in-person or online!

    With just 35 places on the full programme starting May 2023 make sure you sign up today! Have some questions? We may have already answered it in our FAQs or email us today on

Take a quick look at the full course below:

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This was definitely the best, and most inspiring course that I have participated in over the years!

Having that author/illustrator and art director insight was the best thing.

A great opportunity for networking and exchange of ideas.

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