MENTORING COURSES 



Places are now open for my next online graphic novel group mentoring programme.

COST: £360

We will meet for 9 group sessions, once a month spread over the year (with 3 breaks for holidays.) The course starts Feb 2024. Group sizes are limited to 6 participants.
Each participant will benefit from a 30 mins 1:1 with me during the course.


Group mentoring gives you the opportunity to continue to plan, discuss, review all aspects of your graphic novel . Each session you will get detailed creative advice from me as well as valuable feedback from the other participants. Not only will this course help you shape your graphic novel but it will also provide you with a community of likeminded artists happy to support you.

A core philosophy of the course is helping you stay on track. To that end we begin and end the course with presentations from each participant as well as having regular target setting. There is a Padlet with useful graphic novel worksheets and resources so you will feel supported every step of the way. Each meeting is recorded so no worries about missing out on any valuable tips.

A student who attended my GNYL course in 2022, and completed my group mentoring course now has an agent and she is in the procerss of approaching publishers. Other ex-students I’ve mentored have been nominated for the Clairburn comic Prize, short listed for the Jonathan Cape Graphic Novel competition as well as the LDComics Graphic novel competition.

COST-£360

Get in touch with me at ball.rachael@yahoo.co.ukif interested.

ONE TO ONE MENTORING

If you need help working on a graphic novel or children’s book
(be it troubleshooting- narrative, ideas or visuals), I am available for mentoring (£65 per hour. )
We will have a pre meeting email exchange chat to pinpoint your needs and during mentoring sessions develop a support and individual action plan so your creative project can flourish and be the wonderful thing it’s meant to be.
Most students get the most out of between 2 to 4 sessions.

Email me at: ball.rachael@yahoo.co.uk to chat about your needs.

You can also book 4 sessions at a discounted rate through the LDComics website: 
https://ldcomics.com/11-online-mentoring-scheme/





 


Mentees feedback:

“I found it really useful. I was floundering around, playing about with ideas but with absolutely no idea of how to go about even ordering my thoughts let alone planning and structuring a piece of work, so it was great that you were able to hone in so many different aspects and give me pointers on how I might proceed. ”

‘Rachael listened to my ideas, my blocks and then helped break open my perceptions of what this piece of work might become. She saw the potential, brainstormed and also gave me some concrete ideas of how to go about taking the work into a new draft, a more dynamic draft. Still lots of work to do, but I am looking forward to my next session with Rachael - her mentoring skills are as special as her artistic skills.’