Specialised Workshop: Illustrating Picture Books (in Mandarin)

Illustrating Picture Books (in Mandarin) by Chen Chih-Yuan, Taiwan

Today’s picture-book illustrators and designers are some of the world’s most innovative visual artists. No matter what the medium is, vivid storytelling and clear communication remain the hallmark of every successful picture book. Join Chen Chih Yuan, three-time winner of the prestigious Hsin Yi Picture Book Award, as he shares practical, creative techniques and design solutions to different types of picture books, from wordless to those heavy on text. Start creating colourful pictures to be enjoyed by children all over the world.

儿童图书插画 – 陈致元,台灣

现代的儿童图书插画家与设计师都是富有创意的视觉美术家.无论通过任何媒体,生动的叙述和清晰的沟通就是一本成功图书的标志.与三屆信誼儿童图书文学奖得主,著名圖畫書作家陈致元, 探讨实际但富有创意的绘画技巧与设计构思.从论是无字图书,或文字繁多的图书,现在就开始创作精美的绘画,与全世界的儿童分享。

Workshop Leader:

Chen Chih-Yuan is a renowned picture book writer and illustrator from Taiwan. Chen is a three-time winner of the prestigious Hsin Yi Picture Book Award for Memory, a wordless picture book, Guji Guji and On My Way to Buy Eggs. The English-language translation of Guji Guji appeared on the New York Times Bestseller Top 10 List, and On My Way to Buy Eggs won the Publishers Weekly Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He has more than 10 picture books, and many have been published in different countries, including the US, France, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, and Korea.

Date: 29 May 2011, Sunday
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Venue: The Arts House

For more information or to register, visit us at www.bookcouncil.sg.

Email: afcc@bookcouncil.sg
Tel: (65) 6848 8290

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