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2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 - (310) 440-4500

Illustration from Cinderhazel by Deborah Nourse Lattimore


Illustrated Children’s Books

In progress: Mondays, June 2–August 4, 7:00–10:00 p.m. (10 sessions)


  • $395 Noncredit
  • $430 Certificate Credit
  • $1,250 College Credit

To register for this course, contact Otis College of Art and Design directly at (310) 665-6950 or visit

Class size limited to 16 students


Offered in conjunction with the exhibition The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats, explore the steps involved inillustrating a children’s book through hands-on assignments, lectures, and critiques.

Create illustrations that harmonize with a text, and leave with a rough dummy and three full-color illustrations. Also learn more about how to submit and market your work. Suitable for beginning to advanced artistic skills.

Please bring note-taking materials, rough sketches, and a children’s book that inspires you.

Instructor: Deborah Nourse Lattimore has a BA in Art History and Ancient Near Eastern and Pre-Columbian Studies, UCLA. She is the illustrator and author of over thirty-five children’s and educational books, and has won several awards, including a PEN Award.

Reg #25199: Noncredit
Reg #25200: Certificate Credit
Reg #25201: College Credit


The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats
April 10–September 7, 2014

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