Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

October Illustration Masthead Contest!

Illustrator Conference Coming Soon!

October 10th — SAVE THE DATE!!

Regional Illustrator Advisor, Kamela Portuges, is busy planning a fantastic conference for illustrators at the Corte Madera Inn on Saturday, October 10th. More details on an inspiring faculty and innovative programming will be coming in the next few months.


Illustration Contest Masthead!
For our 2020 Illustrator Intensive


Enter the Contest Now!



Show us your critters, kids, creepy or kind, magical, or mischievous, it’s really up to you! Or if you have something that fits the theme of humor, go for it!

The winning illustrator will receive this free conference, a free illustrator critique, and recognition on promotional material.


  • You must be an active SF North East Bay member
  • You must submit exactly as described below

1. Please create a 150 dpi JPG of your image. Dimensions: 7” wide x 5″ high. Flexibility on size.

2. Please send your image as an attachment to Kamela Portuges: Submit no later than 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 30th. Your JPG file should be saved with your name as the title, i.e. “lastname_firstname.jpg” Winners announced by July 5th.

3. The subject header for your email should read: Illustration Entry for 2020 Illustration Intensive

4. Please note that it isn’t necessary for you to add text to your illustration.