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Here you will find some resources for illustrators of children’s books. If you would like to recommend a resource for illustrators or writers, we welcome your feedback.
The Illustrators’ Guild of Ireland is a non-profit organization established to support the development of illustration in Ireland.
Association of Illustrators
The Association of Illustrators (AOI) provides professional advice and support to its members with an online gallery of work and a forum for discussion.
Children’s Books Ireland
Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is the national children’s book organization of Ireland. Membership includes copies of Inis magazine and member rate for the CBI annual conference in May.
** This is one of the best resources for writers and illustrators of children’s books. **
This is a fast method of sourcing children’s illustrators online.
Children’s Laureate na nÓg
The laureateship is currently held by illustrator Niamh Sharkey. Niamh is the second person to be awarded this unique honour and will hold the title for a period of two years until 2014.
Drawn is a collaborative weblog for illustrators, artists, cartoonists, and anyone who likes to draw. Visit it for a daily dose of links and creative inspiration.
The Illustrators’ Guild of Ireland is a non-profit organisation established to support the development of illustration in Ireland.
CBI’s magazine is available online and updated regularly as well as in print format twice a year. For both writers and illustrators, it contains lots of feature articles and other info about writing and illustrating books for children and about the children’s literature industry in Ireland and worldwide.
London Art College
For eighty years the London Art College has run successful Distance Learning Art Courses.
An Irish illustration blog.