A.G. Ford Children’s Book Illustration Workshop May 30


The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators North Texas Chapter will host the workshop on May 30. AG Ford is a Frisco-based very established and award-winning children’s book illustrator. He has a good blog full of his illustrations. You’ll get a glimpse into his world as a brand new father with the recent baby samples, and also see more work samples on AG’s website. Would you consider please sharing this with your members in the next few days?

Here are the details:
On Saturday, May 30, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators North Texas Chapter will host New York Times Bestselling illustrator AG Ford for a full-day, interactive illustration workshop called CHANNELING YOUR CREATIVE ENERGY THROUGH ART: AN INTERACTIVE ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP. AG strongly believes each person should channel their creative energy in the right direction to get the most from their abilities. During this full-day workshop for beginning to advanced illustrators, AG will share his knowledge as an illustrator since 2007 and experience publishing 14 children’s books.


• DATE/TIME: May 30, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (attend just for the morning or all day)
MORNING WORKSHOP (9 a.m. til about noon) will include AG’s path to becoming an illustrator, school visits as well as the picture book process, developing a portfolio and the business side of illustrating.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP (about 1 to 4 p.m.) will be completely hands on – drawing, illustrating and how to tell stories through illustrations, so come ready to work.
• COST: Attend in the morning ($50 for SCBWI members; $65 for guests) or all day ($75 for SCBWI members; $95 for guests, including lunch).
• LOCATION: Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak Street, Dallas
• REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Please register by May 22 by visiting https://northtexas.scbwi.org/events/. Some art supplies will be provided, so register early to make sure there are enough. Walk-up registrations will be accepted, space permitting.

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