This course is for those who are working on a children's book project and want to bring it to the next level. You will continue developing individual style, craftsmanship and practical bookmaking skills with weekly home assignments and in- class critiques and discussions. You will build a professional-level portfolio and website, as well as a book dummy suitable for presentation to editors and agents. There will be lectures from visiting professionals in the book industry. If you want inspiration, motivation and structure to keep you on track with your goals, this course is for you. PREREQUISITE: ILC-2563, Introduction to Children's Book Illustration, or equivalent. NOTE: Please bring your book project and illustration samples to the first session.