Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Portfolio Consultations with Cindy De La Cruz

Date(s) - 02/26/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Cindy De la Cruz Portfolio Consultations



You MUST be an SCBWI Member to register.


Get detailed feedback on your illustrations from Cindy De la Cruz, a book designer with Penguin Random House. Cindy has worked for multiple publishing houses and with various art directors, and has experience as an illustrator and graphic designer. Find out how to get your portfolio to rise above the rest!


A portfolio consultation is a one-on-one, 10 minute zoom call with book designer Cindy De la Cruz on Saturday, February 26, 2022.


You may sign up for ONE (1) individual portfolio consultation of up to 5 images for a non-refundable fee of $60.00. Your assigned time and zoom link will be emailed to you by February 21st.



Portfolio Consultation Submission Guidelines


Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting your portfolio images. If you are unsure about anything, please email us at You must register for the consultation before you submit your portfolio images.


1. You must register for the consultation before you submit your portfolio images. 


2. To submit your images, send an email to with the following information:

       a.  A link to your portfolio in the body of your email. Specify the images (up to 5) that you would like feedback on. (If you do not have a website, you can use your SCBWI Public Profile page and upload to your illustrator gallery.

       b.  A copy of your confirmation email or the registration page.

       c.  Please put “CDLC Consultation” in your subject line.


3. Your portfolio images must ARRIVE ON or BEFORE Tuesday, February 15th, 2022.