Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Gabriel Evans

Illustrator and Writer

Region: Australia West
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
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Gabriel is an author and illustrator from Western Australia. 

He's illustrated for several authors with two books being Notable titles in the CBCA Book of the Year. 

He wrote and illustrated his latest picture book, Ollie and Augustus (Walker Books 2019) and has written a further two released in 2020.

Gabriel works in mixed media from a studio near a river. 

Presentation Description:

Workshops are hands-on creative sessions. Students participate in a range of illustration activities and gain insight into key visual literacy tools. Activities include character design, creating an illustration, developing picture book ideas and interpreting text visually. All accompanied by demonstrations, visual examples and a Q&A.

Talks are lively and informative insights into the process of a practising illustrator and author.
Explore the process of illustrating a book, creating characters, developing picture book ideas and my journey to becoming an illustrator. All accompanied by demonstrations, visual examples and a Q&A.