Specialised Workshop: Picture Book Production (in Malay)

Picture Book Production Workshop (in Malay) by Yusof Gajah, Malaysia & Murti Bunanta, Indonesia

In this workshop, you will learn the process of making a picture book and will be guided to produce a simple picture book. The trainers will then comment and provide feedback on each picture book. It is hoped that you will have a better idea on producing picture books after the workshop and to expand on you initial efforts into a publishable picture book. You are requested to bring a short story about 700 words for the workshop. This workshop is conducted in Malay/Indonesian language.

Bengkel Menghasilkan Buku Bergambar – Yusof Gajah, Malaysia & Murti Bunanta, Indonesia

Para peserta akan mempelajari proses menghasilkan buku bergambar dan akan diberi panduan untuk menghasilkan draf buku bergambar yang mudah pada akhir bengkel. Kedua-dua pengajar akan memberi komen dan tunjuk ajar berkenaan setiap buku bergambar yang dihasilkan. Adalah diharapkan para peserta akan mendapat gambaran yang lebih jelas tentang cara menghasilkan buku bergambar dan akan melanjutkan usaha awal mereka ini sehingga dapat mengeluarkan buku bergambar yang sesuai untuk diterbitkan. Para peserta diminta supaya bersedia dengan sebuah cerita pendek (700 perkataan). Bengkel ini akan dijalankan dalam Bahasa Melayu/Indonesia.

Workshop Leaders:

Illustrator: Yusof Gajah

The roots of Yusof Gajah’s current paintings come from more than two decades of exploring naïve art not only for art’s sake but also for its story telling possibilities. An accomplished children’s book illustrator, Yusof has won several prestigious awards including the 1997 Grand Prix awards at Noma Concours for Children’s Picture Book Illustration in Japan. Best loved for his delightful Tiga Ekor Gajah children’s book, Yusof reveals himself as a storyteller with a sensitive way of imparting knowledge and wry wit that ignites our imagination, children and adult alike.

Writer: Murti Bunanta

Dr. Murti Bunanta is a children’s literature specialist giving talks and workshops in Indonesia and abroad. She has written 50 books for children, five of them received international awards. She is the president and the founder of Society for the Advancement of Children’s Literature (1987) and Indonesian Board on Books for Young People (1990). She owns more than 30,000 children’s books from around 35 countries.

Date: 28 May 2011, Saturday
Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm
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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