January school holiday events

I’m doing five talks and workshops in January. They’re all for 8yo and over. The first three sessions are FREE!

5d753e94-42c9-4f7e-9736-624a77033b86January 7th

FREE WORKSHOP: Zombie Animal Zoo

Hear how I made my latest book ‘My Dead Bunny’, and learn to design your own zombie animal.

Venue: Mandurah Library
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Ages: 8-12yo
Bookings essential; call the library on 9550 3650.

January 15th

FREE WORKSHOP: Zombie Animal Zoo

Hear how I made my latest book ‘My Dead Bunny’, and learn to design your own zombie animal.

Venue: Armadale Library
Time: 10 – 11am
Ages: 8-12yo
Bookings essential; book online here

 

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January 16th

FREE TALK: Bringing ‘My Dead Bunny’ to life

Part of ‘Books From Your Backyard’, a whole day of free talks by WA authors and illustrators.
More details

Venue: State Library of WA
Time: 3:30 – 4pm
Ages: 8yo+
No bookings required.

 

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January 20th

Illustration workshop: telling stories with pictures

Learn how to use character, colour and composition to tell your own stories just using pictures.

Venue: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre (MANPAC)
Time: 11am – 12 noon
Ages: 8-12yo
Cost: $15
Bookings: visit the MANPAC box office or call on 9550 3900

 

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And also on January 20th:

Secrets of Character Design workshop

Good character design is essential to visual storytelling, whether it’s in illustration, video games or film. Learn the techniques used by professionals to develop great characters, and put them into practice in this interactive workshop.

Venue: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre (MANPAC)
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Ages: 13yo +
Cost: $20
Bookings: visit the MANPAC box office or call on 9550 3900

Author: James Foley

James makes books for courageous kids. His books include 'The Amity Kids Adventures', 'In The Lion', 'The Last Viking'. A couple of these books have won awards. People have also bought copies, and for that he is grateful. His new book 'The Last Viking Returns' is out now. Follow James at www.facebook.com/jamesfoleyillustrations , @James_R_Foley on twitter and instagram or at www.jamesfoley.com.au

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