Speaker Profile - Gabriel Evans

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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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Speaker Email: gabrielevans@hotmail.com
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Bio:

Gabriel is an illustrator of over twenty books. 


He works with publishers including Walker Books, Scholastic's Koala Books and Penguin-Random House.


His books with Sally Murphy, Roses are Blue, and Penny Morrison, Captain Sneer the Buccaneer, were notable titles in the CBCA Book of the Year 2015 and 2017 consecutively. 


He works in traditional mediums from a small, messy studio and travels Australia giving workshops and talks.


When he's not painting he's growing trees, exploring hidden beaches and drinking tea.


Presentation Description:

Children’s Workshops

Workshops are energetic, creative and informative. They can be tailored to fit a theme and can include the following:

Character design 

Creating illustrations – the professional’s way

Interpreting text visually

Book cover design

Sketchbooks 

Watercolours – making a creative mess

Full course information can be seen at his website.