Sunday, May 3, 2015

Children's Graphic Novelist Andrew Cranna Appearing at Sydney Writers' Festival 2015

Sydney-based children's book illustrator and comics creator Andrew Cranna of The Bloodhound Boys fame, will be presenting a session on graphic novels at the upcoming Sydney Writers' Festival. He will also be battling it out in the live sketching stakes with his fellow illustrators. Here is the info you need to book:

Andrew Cranna: Creating Graphic Novels for Children
Graphic novels for the younger generation have exploded onto bookshelves and libraries across the world. Not only are they growing in popularity, they are also an absolute delight to create. Graphic novelist and primary school art teacher Andrew Cranna shows you how to create a graphic novel for kids.
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015
Time: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Cost / Ticketed: $90/$75

Family Day: Illustrator Battle Rounds
It’s big. It’s bad. It’s tough. And it’s back by popular demand. Yes, it’s the greatest drawing showdown this side of the harbour: Illustrator Battle Rounds! And there can be only one winner. Watch in awe as children’s illustrators race each other and the ticking clock in a live draw-off hosted by Oliver Phommavanh. Illustrators include carry-over champ Andrew Cranna, as well as Tony Flowers, Felicity Gardner, Serena Geddes, Gus Gordon, James Gulliver Hancock, Gregory Mackay and Matt Stanton.
Date: Sunday 24 May 2015 
Time: 11:15am to 12:00pm
Cost: Free

You can read all about Andrew on his website: