SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Joining Pictures with Words

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/19/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
Parma Library
6996 Powers Blvd - Parma, OH 44129

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Joining Pictures with Words
Children’s books most often involve the careful balance of pictures and words. Illustrators add their unique perspective to complement the text.

Join us on Saturday, May 19 as two illustrators give us an in-depth look at their craft.

Writers can gain insights on how illustrators evaluate a text and pair it with images. Illustrators can pick up tips and tricks and talk shop with their peers.

The event is FREE to members and non-members, but registration is required so we know how many participants to expect.

We will have time after the presentations to chat and enjoy lunch! You can bring your own, or place an order for boxed lunches (from Jimmy John’s) – details on the registration form.

 

Betsy Snyder
Author and illustrator Betsy Snyder has twenty years of experience creating products for the children’s market. Her award-winning art can be found on everything from greeting cards, baby gifts, stickers, board games, fabric, wallpaper—and children’s books, of course! Since making her publishing debut in 2007, Betsy has worked with a diverse group of publishers, including Penguin Random House, Chronicle Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon & Schuster, Blue Apple Books, and Reader’s Digest Children’s Publishing. Her two newest titles, I Can Explore and I Can Dream, will be published by Chronicle Books this May.

Betsy’s illustration style is best described as “digital collage”, playfully merging traditional media with digital techniques.

Click here to find out more about Betsy and her work!

 

Barry Gott
Barry Gott is the illustrator of dozens of children’s books and a scientifically uncountable number of greeting cards. His first picture book as author/Illustrator, “Honk! Splat! Vroom!” was released earlier this year by Lerner Books. He lives and works in Cleveland surrounded by his wife, kids, and an ever growing number of coffee cups.

Click here to find out more about Barry and his work!

 

 

 

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