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Back to the Drawing Board

PRESENTED ON JUN 24, 2016
IN CLEVELAND @ VOL 28

Artist Cathie Bleck talks over her work about how experiences and context shape one's world view. In her short six minutes on the stage she talks about how war, poverty, life, beauty, ancient ways and the condition of being an artist influences your work if you let it. 

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My Life in Drawing

BY JAKE LOCKETT
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Talented illustrator Jake Lockett takes us through his life in drawing through a chronological romp through his stetch books, from year 2 to year 24. See some of the incredible sketches Jake has done throughout the years and how far he has come since his toddler days. 

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Drawing the Line

BY HARINI KANNAN
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 30, 2015

Harini Kannan is a freelance Illustrator based in Chennai and a graduate of fashion design from NIFT Chennai 2012. She is sharing the story behind the Drawing the line workshop for female graphic artists  in Delhi and her creation: "That's not fair" ilustration story published in Drawing the line, Indian women fight back book in February, 2015.

Harini Kannan : https://www.behance.net/harinikannan2491#

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10 Years Drawing

BY PRZEMEK SOBOCKI
@ VOL 138 ON JUL 27, 2016

“I play a lot with different murals and different perspectives...everything is done with markers.”

In 10 Years Drawing from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 138Przemek Sobocki shares some of the amazing work that he's done with markers. 10 years ago, Sobocki arrived in Tokyo as an illustrator and during the past decade, his work has evolved, becoming more complex yet elegant. 

 

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Billy Illustrates

BY BILLY MATHER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

If you don’t know Brighton-based Billy Mather, you’ll probably know his illustration.  Billy is a prolific artist whose ever-popular work isn’t afraid to be funny.  He shows how a not-so-good networker can let pictures speak louder than words.

 

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The War Book

BY ANDI FASIMPAUR
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

Andi Fasimpaur keeps a journal of art, words, images, and collage. What motivates her to chronicle events in her life? A presentation from Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded January 23rd, 2017.

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The Complete Guide to Drawing

BY ADRIAN HOGAN
@ VOL 148 ON JUN 22, 2017

Some draw or paint to make a social statement, others want to express their love or commitment to a theme, and still others seek subjects that are whimsical and fun. Illustrator Adrian Hogan simply loves to draw. This thursday night, he goes into depth on why he thinks you too should draw and how you can start.

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Childrens Book Illustration

BY MARGARET STURTON
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 05, 2017

Margaret Sturton would like to share the amazing experience of studying children's book illustration at Anglia Ruskin University.

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A Voyage of Influences

BY MOLLY ZAKRAJSEK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Creating public murals and illustrations Molly Z's passions.  She takes us on a voyage of her influences at PechaKucha Night Chicago Volume 40.

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Drawing to Document

BY CHARIS LOKE
@ VOL 10 ON JUL 27, 2019

The act of drawing is imbued with power: we draw to see, to record, to understand, to shape the world. Reflecting on her experiences documenting street protests, election rallies, and gatherings through on-site sketching, Charis Loke speaks about the importance of drawing - for anyone, everyone - as a way to bear witness and be in the world. 

Charis Loke is an illustrator and educator based in Penang. Drawing upon literature and visual culture, she evokes wonder and curiosity through stories. She's also Comics + Illustrations Editor at New Naratif where she commissions and works with Southeast Asian artists.

A former resident artist at Rimbun Dahan, Charis also makes illustrated microfiction inspired by SEA when she's not working on publishing or nonprofit projects. She designs geeky baju, sketched the 14th General Elections, and explained asexuality by way of sambal. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles and shown at Light Grey Art Lab as well as other galleries around the world.