WATCH

PechaKucha Presentation

Presenter_bw_nw_avatar

Kanako Usui

Picture books

PRESENTED ON APR 21, 2010
IN TOKYO @ VOL 72
Kanako Usui - children's book author/illustrator - about her work and passions. And a bedtime story for you! www.kanakousui.com
APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb_6_26067496cb2dd949e92f4aa326b026bfdb800758a862

Landscapes of Canada

BY JULIE FORGUES
@ VOL 83 ON JUN 29, 2011

Thanks to a travel grant from Arts NB, artist Julie Forgue comes to Tokyo and shares her photographic documentation of the land, landscapes, and cultures of Canada.
Thumb_slide7

The Big Picture

BY PAULA ALASAD ASBELL
@ VOL 4 ON MAR 09, 2013

You have to listen closely to catch what Paula Asbell was thinking when she titled this presentation "The Big Picture". However, it's easy to see how Paula keeps her mind open to creative impulses and how those inspriations lead her to create her art. Sometimes it's just the notion of "I don't want to waste this paint" that can lead to a new work.

Thumb_josh-alves.005

From Concept to Completion

BY JOSH ALVES
@ VOL 11 ON FEB 21, 2014

Josh Alves is a children's book illustrator and cartoonist from Glenburn, Maine. He's illustrated chapter books, picture books, and has created graphics and animations for interactive books and mobile games. He shares his experience of self-producing his first children's book, "Lilly Bristol, Dinosaur Wrangler".

"Presentation of the Day" on April 3, 2014.

Thumb_full_slide1ed

بصمات كتب في حياتي

BY GHAIDAA ALABSI
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 22, 2014

تتحدث غيداء العبسي عن ١٩ كتاب اثروا في حياتها وتنصح بقرآءه الكتب التي تؤثر علي حياه الشخص 

Thumb_full_slide15_20copy

A New Picture House

BY JOHN HARRISON
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 23, 2014

John Harrison from Studio Dekka talks about the creation of Dewsbury's New Picture House and reflects on cinema as time, space and electricity.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 25, 2015.

Thumb_05_mcbriarty

Bridges and Books

BY PATRICK MCBRIARTY
@ VOL 34 ON JUN 02, 2015

Patrick McBriarty shares his passion for bridges, and how he turned his attention to writing books on the topic.

Thumb_pk008

Making Kids' Books

BY LISA JAHN-CLOUGH
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2015

Lisa Jahn-Clough is an author and illustrator of over twenty books for children and young adults. She shares with us her path to becoming an illustrator of Children's books, including a look at her process and inspirations.

Thumb_slide1

How to make Picture Books

BY ELYS DOLAN
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 17, 2015

Author and illustrator Elys Dolan reveals how exactly she goes about creating children’s picture books. With a focus on characters and animals she shows you what the secret ingrediants are to a great picture book story, including how to get copies of your book burned!

Thumb_slide3

The Magical Mystical Picture Book

BY KATHI APPELT
@ VOL 9 ON NOV 29, 2016

Noted children's book author, Kathi Appelt, talks about how, on its face, a picture book is a perfect blend of text and art, but if it’s done really well, it transcends both. It contains inestimable power.