Experimental Techniques for Picturebooks

A course by Catarina Sobral
Author, Illustrator, and Director. Lisbon, Portugal.
Joined August 2020
, Author, Illustrator, and Director

Tell an original story using tempo, tension, and plot to create a wordless visual narrative from scratch

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  • 2172 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Course summary

  • 21 lessons (3h 53m)
  • 29 downloads (11 files)
  • 11 exercises
  • Course final project
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Catarina Sobral

A course by Catarina Sobral

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Author, Illustrator, and Director

Catarina Sobral is a Portuguese illustrator, author, and director for animated films. Before launching her career as a freelance illustrator, she studied graphic design and illustration, developing a unique style blending her eye-catching illustrations and strong narrative voice.

Catarina’s work can be seen regularly in illustrations for press, album covers, posters, and of course, picturebooks. Her award-winning picturebooks have been published in sixteen different languages and exhibited around the world, gaining recognition from the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the Portuguese National Illustration Award, the Portuguese Authors’ Society, the White Ravens catalog, and 3x3 magazine. She is a teacher and writer, produces her own radio show for children, and is currently directing her second animated film.


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  • 2172 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 21 lessons (3h 53m)
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  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
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  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Experimental Techniques for Picturebooks. Illustration course by Catarina Sobral

Experimental Techniques for Picturebooks

A course by Catarina Sobral
Author, Illustrator, and Director. Lisbon, Portugal.
Joined August 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (164)
  • 2172 students