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

by Zakieh A. Mohammed, art by Andrea Tripke

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

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 – 11:00am

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

coming soon