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AFCC 2018 Masterclass | Illustrating Through A Child's Eyes

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Illustrating Through A Child's Eyes
By Yusof Gajah

Illustration doesn't always have to be a matter of natural talent. Rather, it is a craft only mastered by taking the first steps. Veteran children's book illustrator Yusof Gajah walks you through the tips and techniques to facilitate the journey from idea to drawing board. Participants will learn more about the ingredients of eye-catching and memorable illustrations.

Participants should bring for this session:
- drawing paper
- art materials
- a children's picture book
- cutter
- scissors
- glue

- AFCC 2018 pass holders enjoy 25% off regular prices for Masterclass tickets. Please email programmes@bookcouncil.sg to request for the discount code.

- Concession ticket holders are required to produce valid student identification for entry into the session.

This Masterclass session is presented as part of the 9th edition of the Asian Festival of Children's Content. For more information on available programmes, please visit https://afcc.com.sg

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About the Speaker

YUSOF GAJAH

Yusof Gajah is a children's picture book writer and illustrator, and also Malaysia's foremost naive art artist. With a formidable reputation in the art world, his paintings are widely sought after. Yusof's books have won numerous awards, including the Noma Concours Grand Prix Award for The Real Elephant. He regularly conducts art workshops and enjoys working with children.

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About the Asian Festival of Children's Content

The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is a one-of-a-kind festival that aims to promote and celebrate the creation, development, and appreciation of quality Asian content for children. The Singapore Book Council has been organising the Asian Children's Writers and Illustrators Conference since 2000.

Leveraging on the success of this conference. it has since expanded to become a premier regional event that brings together esteemed local and international talents including writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, distributors, as well as parents and children.

Now in its 9th year running, the SBC is committed to expanding AFCC to boost its capacity, outreach and overall impact. At its maximum potential, AFCC can influence and impact the educational growth and development of approximately two billion children in Asia.

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Thu Sep 6, 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Multipurpose Room, B1, National Library Building
Tickets
General Admission SOLD OUT $80.00
Concession - Student SOLD OUT $60.00
Venue Address
100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064 Singapore
Organizer
Singapore Book Council
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