Events

April 2019

Storytime with “A Girl Named October”
Barnes & Nobles, 1955 West New Haven Ave.
West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 726-9505

April 13, 2019 – 11:00am Book Reading

 

Book Signing “A Girl Named October
Barnes & Nobles, 1955 West New Haven Ave.
West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 726-9505

April 13, 2019 – 11:30am – 1:30pm

A Girl Named October, art by Andrea Tripke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coco Beach Library Presentation
Cocoa Beach Public Library, 550 N. Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
321-868-1104

April 18, 2019 – 11:00am

FROM ARTIST TO ILLUSTRATOR
How “A Girl Named October” came to be.

Andrea Tripke, the illustrator of the children’s picture book “A Girl Named October” will take you on her journey from being a hobby artist to a published children’s book illustrator. With the help of actual sketches and paintings from the work process “A Girl Named October” she will explain how she came up with illustration ideas and prepared for the final paintings.

Besides guidelines on how to approach and hopefully interest a publisher as well as resources that might help building an illustrations career will be part of the presentation.

 

May 2019

Suntree Library Presentation
Suntree Public Library, 902 Jordan Blass Dr, Melbourne, FL 32940
321-255-4404

May 11, 2019 – 1pm

Illustrating a Children’s Picture Book
How “A Girl Named October” came to be.

Andrea Tripke, the illustrator of the children’s picture books “A Girl Named October” and “Selfie the Elfie” will take you on her journey from being a hobby artist to a professional illustrator. With the help of sketches and paintings from the work process “A Girl Named October”  Andrea will cover design ideas, page layouts, choosing reference material, creating moods through color choices, and other aspects of illustration.

 

June 2019

Coco Beach Library Summer Art School for Children
“Lost in Art”
Cocoa Beach Public Library, 550 N. Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
321-868-1104

June 26

Draw Your Own Picture Book.
Did you ever want to illustrate a
children’s picture book? Who better than a professional children’s book
illustrator to show us how? Our teacher Andrea Tripke, illustrator of A Girl
Named October and Selfie the Elfie, earned a degree in Fine Arts from Columbus
College of Art & Design and works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer
in Melbourne. Andrea will show us how to capture and launch an idea, design
and sketch the cover of a book, and move to the final painting using colored
pencils and acrylics. $5 charge for materials.

 

July 2019

Coco Beach Library Summer Art School for Children
“Lost in Art”
Cocoa Beach Public Library, 550 N. Brevard Avenue, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
321-868-1104

July 10

Flower Pot Fantasy Figure.
What’s in your universe? Illustrator and
graphic designer Andrea Tripke shows us how to create an alien, mermaid,
warrior, king, knight, fairy or whatever you can imagine, using tiny flower pots,
beads, yarn, beads and acrylics. $5 charge for materials.

 

November 2019

Christmas Event with Santa
Rain Tree Gifts, 826 E New Haven Ave, Melbourne Downtown

Nov. 30th, 2019    3-4PM

December 2019

Book Fair Barnes & Noble, 1955 West New Haven Ave.
West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 726-9505

Andrea Tripke will attend the event as a guest illustrator.

Dec. 3rd, 2019 – 5:30-7:30pm – “Selfie the Elfie” reading 6-6:30pm

 

Book Reading & Signing “Selfie the Elfie”
Barnes & Noble, 1955 West New Haven Ave.
West Melbourne, FL 32904
(321) 726-9505

Dec. 7th, 2019 – 11:00am – 1:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story time & “Selfie the Elfie” Crafts
Cocoa Beach Public Library, 550 N Brevard Ave., Cocoa Beach
321-868-1104

Dec. 10th, 2019 – 10:15am 

 

Story time & “Selfie the Elfie” Crafts
Bold Cup Coffee, 2271 Town Center Ave #117, Melbourne, FL 32940

Dec. 14th, 2019 – 10:00am