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Katherine brings creative observational skills with her fun and interactive presentations.
She is an illustrator and author of five non-fiction picture books, and teaches children how to:
Keep a nature journal
Sketch outdoors, and
How a picture books is created
Her program can be adjusted to fit your needs.
Outdoor Classroom - Creating a nature journal, learning to see then draw.
Indoor Classroom - Creating a story with adjectives and nouns, interacting with students to create drawings.
How a picture book is created, from the idea, to rough sketches to adding the words.
Typical Presentation: Introduction of self, slide show/power point of her art. Depending on the grade I can read a book or an excerpt, show revisions...Kids LOVE to learn about the journey to publication.
Grades 1-12 Including:
Working with teachers on special projects
Creating a Nature Journal
Team program with biologists, writers, artists and young people
What you need to provide:
A room that can be darkened, and a screen or white wall
Chalk board or white board
$600 for the entire day (up to 4 presentations)
$150.00 for one presentation
Half day: hands on workshop $400
Costs for presentations outside Vermont include travel expenses