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Know any budding artists? At this Wheeler Kids workshop, perfect for arty types aged 7–12, brilliant young illustrator Gabriel Evans will reveal some trade secrets, share his experiences from years in the business and put creative kids to work!
Gabriel uses traditional methods, like watercolour and ink, and is known for his fabulous illustrations in kids’ books including Roses are Blue, Annie’s Snail and Captain Sneer. He’ll give kids a ‘publisher’s brief’ to work through and give them a real taste of the professional creative process – providing tips on responding to text and sharing his insights on composition, mood and colour.
Join him for a fun, energetic and imaginative afternoon.
This event is perfect for children aged 7-12, but open to all ages.
Gabriel Evans is a children's book illustrator – and occasional author – of over 18 books.
He has illustrated for publishers including Walker Books Australia, Five Mile Press and Koala Books. His book with Sally Murphy, Roses are Blue, received a notable mention in the Children's Book Council's Book of the Year award 2015.
Immersion in literacy is one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of a child’s future – and nurturing a love of books and reading is part of that. Also, kids plus books and writing equals fun. We’re delighted to be presenting a new series of events for the younger reader in your life: Wheeler Kids. Roll up and enjoy!