Awesome Festival workshops + a double book launch

The Awesome Festival is back (and COVID safe) this October in Perth. I’m running some art workshops for kids, plus I’m having a double book launch!


Workshop 1: Clay Character Maquettes

Join me for a clay maquette workshop where I’ll guide you through the process of building a model of a character you design. Learn how to go from a 2D drawing to a 3D model using clay and simple tools.

WHEN: Mon Sept 28th, 10am // Mon Sept 28th, 12:30pm // Tues Sept 29th, 12:30pm
WHERE: Education Room, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
AGES: 8+
COST: $20.50/person
DURATION: 60min
BOOKINGS: essential. Click here to reserve your place.


Workshop 2: Picture Book in a Day

Ever wanted to make a picture book?
Join me for a very special workshop. You and a group of young creatives will work together with me to write and illustrate a brand new picture book from scratch!

WHEN: Thurs Oct 1st
TIME: 10am-2:30pm
WHERE: Education Room, State Library of Western Australia, Perth
AGES: 10+
COST: $100.50
BOOKINGS: essential. Click here to reserve your place.


DOUBLE BOOK LAUNCH: Chickensaurus + There’s Something Weird About Lena

Join me to celebrate the launch of Chickensaurus and There’s Something Weird About Lena, go behind the scenes on the making of the books, and bring an extra pair of socks – because you’ll laugh the first pair off!

WHEN: Fri Oct 2nd
TIME: 1:30pm
WHERE: State Library of Western Australia Theatre, Perth
AGES: 7+
TICKETS: $20.50 (includes entry for 1 person and a signed copy of Chickensaurus; additional tickets $5 each)
BOOKINGS: essential. Click here to reserve your place.

Author: James Foley

James Foley makes children’s books for children who read books. If you’re a child and you’re eating his books, you’re doing it wrong. His books include Brobot, Dungzilla, Gastronauts, Chickensaurus, Toffle Towers, My Dead Bunny and There's Something Weird About Lena. James lives in Perth with his wife, 2 kids, and a labrador. He is a massive Marvel movie nerd and comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Follow him on FB/twitter/insta/youtube @jamesfoleybooks, or at www.jamesfoley.com.au .

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