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Illustrating Picture Books (in Mandarin)


29 May 2011 (Sun)
10.00am – 1.00pm

The Arts House
1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429

Course Fee: $40.00

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Today’s picture-book illustrators and designers are some of the world’s most innovative visual artists. No matter what the medium is, vivid storytelling and clear communication remain the hallmark of every successful picture book. Join Chen Chih-Yuan, three-time winner of the prestigious Hsin Yi Picture Book Award, as he shares practical, creative techniques and design solutions to different types of picture books, from wordless to those heavy on text. Start creating colourful pictures to be enjoyed by children all over the world.

About the Trainer: Chen Chih-Yuan 陈致元

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Chen Chih-Yuan is a renowned picture book writer and illustrator from Taiwan. Chen is a three-time winner of the prestigious Hsin Yi Picture Book Award for Memory, a wordless picture book, Guji Guji and On My Way to Buy Eggs. The English-language translation of Guji Guji appeared on the New York Times Bestseller Top 10 List, and On My Way to Buy Eggs won the Publishers Weekly Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He has more than 10 picture books, and many have been published in different countries, including the US, France, Germany, Netherlands, Japan, and Korea.

Registration Details

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.