Ulster University

Katherine Tyrrell

From Artist to Author - creating a book about drawing

  1. Wednesday 11 March
  2. 18:00
  3. Ulster University, Belfast Campus, York St.

Katherine Tyrrell is a London-based artist who writes the art blog - Making A Mark - which ranks at number 3 in the UK and number 7 in the world. 

Her first book, 365 Tips and Techniques about Drawing and Sketching was published in the UK, USA and Asia in January 2015.

Katherine will talk about what was involved in her being commissioned to write a 30,000 word book about drawing and sketching with 350 images from over 50 artists in different countries. A book that had international publication in different languages around the world, all completed in four months.

She will cover the publishing process, its stages, meeting deadlines, timeline, and the remuneration model. She will also give some tips for artists on contributing images to a book.

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