With original artworks, sketches and drawings from over 40 Australian illustrators don't miss The State Library's exhibition Look! The art of Australian picture books today. Including artworks by Bronwyn Bancroft, Bob Graham, Leigh Hobbs and Shaun Tan, just to name a few.
The lovely character Lucy Goosey, illustrated by Ann James, was used as the exhibition's promotional image.
The picture book Lucy Goosey was written by Margaret Wild and published by Little Hare Books.
The exhibition also includes videos of ten illustrators talking about, and demonstrating, specific methods they use to create their work. These are listed below if you want to view them online:
- Ann James on illustrating emotion
- Sue DeGennaro on generating ideas
- Leigh Hobbs on Mr Chicken
- Alison Lester on techniques
- Jane Tanner on creating pictures
- David Miller on Paper sculpture
- Anne Spudvilas on creating a picture book
- Anna Walker on creating a character
- Shaun Tan on his style & influences
- Sally Rippin on Chinese brush painting.
Dates: Friday 3 December 2010 - Sunday 29 May 2011
Location: The State Library Keith Murdoch Gallery, main entry, Swanston Street.
For more information about the exhibition visit The State Library of Victoria's website.