Stephanie Fizer Coleman - children's book illustrator is creating books, and helping you with your illustration career
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patrons
Hello lovely illustrators! I’m Stephanie Fizer Coleman and I’m here to help you build your career as a children’s illustrator. Having been a full-time illustrator for over a decade, these days my focus is illustrating children’s books, creating art for licensing, and teaching online.  I've worked on over 20 children's books, from board books and activity books to nonfiction and picture books.  

I’m a self-taught artist and I’m here to share everything I’ve learned with you, everything from the business side of things to the illustration side of things. My mission is to give you the resources and support to build your own successful illustration career. It’s tough but I know you’re going to make it.

Patreon gives me a way to pull back the curtain for a select group of people, to really show what it’s like to be working a children’s illustrator, to give you a deeper look into my process, and to give you advice and encouragement.

Patreon is like the best kind of social media, the kind where you don’t need to worry that an algorithm is hiding things from you.

To get started, choose a tier(over on the right side of the page):
  • Sparrow – You’ll get sneak peeks at my works-in-progress, sketchbooks, and new book releases, along with occasional video posts where I share my work and illustration advice with you. You’ll also get a monthly inspiration newsletter, filled with art and reference that inspire me.
  • Wren – In addition to the previous rewards, you also get a monthly desktop/tablet background and a quarterly motivational art download.
  • Blue Bird – This tier is limited, and you’ll get the previous rewards plus access to a monthly q & a video that you can submit questions for.
  • Robin – Again, this tier is limited, and you’ll get the previous rewards plus a monthly group art critique. You’ll submit one piece of work each month and I’ll offer constructive advice during a monthly group video chat.
  • Chickadee – This tier is limited to only 5 people because although I want to help everyone, I only have so many hours per day/days per week. You get all the previous rewards, plus individual portfolio and/or career advice via email each month. I’ll help you build your career as a children’s illustrator.  
If you have questions, feel free to shoot me an email: [email protected]

I’ll looking forward to working with you!
Tiers
Sparrow
$1 or more per month

You’re a sparrow!  You'll get:

  • Sneak peeks at my works-in-progress, my sketchbook, & new book releases
  • Occasional video posts where I share my work along with advice for illustrators
  • A monthly inspiration newsletter just for you. 
Wren
$3 or more per month

You’re a wren! You'll get: 

  • All the rewards from the first tier
  • A monthly desktop/tablet/background
  • A quarterly motivational art download
Bluebird
$5 or more per month

You’re a bluebird! You'll get:

  • All the rewards from the first two tiers
  • An exclusive monthly q & a video that you can submit questions for. Ask me anything about illustration and I’ll share what I know. 
Robin
$10 or more per month

You’re a robin! You'll get: 

  • All the rewards from the first three tiers
  • A monthly group art critique.  Submit your work to me and each month I’ll host a video chat where I offer constructive critiques to the robin group.   
Goals
38 of 200 patrons
When I reach 200 patrons, I'll do an illustration livestream where you can watch me draw and ask questions. 
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Hello lovely illustrators! I’m Stephanie Fizer Coleman and I’m here to help you build your career as a children’s illustrator. Having been a full-time illustrator for over a decade, these days my focus is illustrating children’s books, creating art for licensing, and teaching online.  I've worked on over 20 children's books, from board books and activity books to nonfiction and picture books.  

I’m a self-taught artist and I’m here to share everything I’ve learned with you, everything from the business side of things to the illustration side of things. My mission is to give you the resources and support to build your own successful illustration career. It’s tough but I know you’re going to make it.

Patreon gives me a way to pull back the curtain for a select group of people, to really show what it’s like to be working a children’s illustrator, to give you a deeper look into my process, and to give you advice and encouragement.

Patreon is like the best kind of social media, the kind where you don’t need to worry that an algorithm is hiding things from you.

To get started, choose a tier(over on the right side of the page):
  • Sparrow – You’ll get sneak peeks at my works-in-progress, sketchbooks, and new book releases, along with occasional video posts where I share my work and illustration advice with you. You’ll also get a monthly inspiration newsletter, filled with art and reference that inspire me.
  • Wren – In addition to the previous rewards, you also get a monthly desktop/tablet background and a quarterly motivational art download.
  • Blue Bird – This tier is limited, and you’ll get the previous rewards plus access to a monthly q & a video that you can submit questions for.
  • Robin – Again, this tier is limited, and you’ll get the previous rewards plus a monthly group art critique. You’ll submit one piece of work each month and I’ll offer constructive advice during a monthly group video chat.
  • Chickadee – This tier is limited to only 5 people because although I want to help everyone, I only have so many hours per day/days per week. You get all the previous rewards, plus individual portfolio and/or career advice via email each month. I’ll help you build your career as a children’s illustrator.  
If you have questions, feel free to shoot me an email: [email protected]

I’ll looking forward to working with you!

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Tiers
Sparrow
$1 or more per month

You’re a sparrow!  You'll get:

  • Sneak peeks at my works-in-progress, my sketchbook, & new book releases
  • Occasional video posts where I share my work along with advice for illustrators
  • A monthly inspiration newsletter just for you. 
Wren
$3 or more per month

You’re a wren! You'll get: 

  • All the rewards from the first tier
  • A monthly desktop/tablet/background
  • A quarterly motivational art download
Bluebird
$5 or more per month

You’re a bluebird! You'll get:

  • All the rewards from the first two tiers
  • An exclusive monthly q & a video that you can submit questions for. Ask me anything about illustration and I’ll share what I know. 
Robin
$10 or more per month

You’re a robin! You'll get: 

  • All the rewards from the first three tiers
  • A monthly group art critique.  Submit your work to me and each month I’ll host a video chat where I offer constructive critiques to the robin group.