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. 

Two books he's illustrated have been Notable titles in the CBCA Book of the Year. 

His latest book, Ollie and Augustus (Walker Books) follows the relationship of Ollie and his best friend (and dog) Augustus. It's available in Australia September 2019.

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.