Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

May 2022 Online Illustrators’ Critique & Shoptalk

Date(s) - 05/24/2022
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us for an online illustration critique & shoptalk meeting via Zoom.

Have work to share? Here’s how it will work:

• This event is open to SCBWI members only.

• Up to 10 participants can submit artwork or a book dummy for inclusion in the critique.

• Participants will share work via screen share on Zoom. If looking for feedback on a book dummy, please email a PDF of your book dummy to a week in advance. The file size should not exceed 5MB. Please make sure your files are labeled with your name.

• Participants will receive access to a Google shared doc/drive where the book dummies will be posted for display during the critique meeting.

• The critique moderator will initiate the Zoom call five minutes prior to the start of the session. We will need to limit the amount of discussion for each image to stay on schedule.

Please download the Zoom Client for Meetings app. to your desktop prior to the critique.
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If you are not familiar with using Zoom, set up a test call with Illustrator Coordinator Merrill Rainey ( prior to the event.

Since this is a members-only event, please be sure that you are logged in to this site in order to see the registration options.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: By registering for this event, you agree to allow your images to be posted on the website used during the discussion. Images will be removed from the site within 24 hours of the critique. The site will only be visible to critique participants.


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