Author and Illustrator Jamie Littler inspires Chandlings Pupils
Jamie Littler introduced Chandlings Prep children to the wonderful fantasy worlds of Frostheart and his brand new series: Arkspire.
Arkspire is a city obsessed with
magic. The five Arcanists, a group of all-powerful magicians, have protected
the great city for as long as anyone
can remember. Within the hustle and bustle of its cobbled streets lives
Juniper Bell, a thief who would do anything for her family - even her
unbelievably annoying sister, Elodie. Then one night, something incredible
Jamie told us all about his
journey as an author and illustrator, and how his ideas were born. He showed
how he brings his characters to life through illustrations, and the
children were able to draw alongside him as he demonstrated the process.
was fascinating to see some of Jamie's preliminary drawings and early drafts.
Jamie also showed how he now uses technology to create many of his
illustrations using a tablet. Pupils had a wonderful time drawing Cinder, one of Jamie’s
characters, and helping him to create a new "Arcanist"