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Diego Francisco Sánchez

Illustrator, author, Dipacho in Bogotá

Narrating with Images

PRESENTED ON AUG 01, 2013
IN BOGOTA @ VOL 10

Working as an independent illustrator and author in a country where books are so expensive isn't an easy career choice. Diego Francisco Sanchez, however, makes it look both possible and fun. (In Spanish)

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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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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!

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Nomad Images

BY MÓNICA NARANJO U
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2016

Very few presenters get to be at three PechaKucha nights in the same Country. But then even fewer presenters are Mónica Narajo. She shared with the audience her latest project, an independent publishing house making books about places.

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Books and Buildings

BY FELICITY BRISTOW
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 31, 2016

Felicity Bristow talks to us about her love for drawing, architecture and books.

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Redrawing The Line

BY WILL SCOBIE
@ VOL 26 ON JAN 25, 2017

Will Scobie is an Brighton-based artist whose work delights in retraced lines and zings with movement.  You could say that he's reinventing the drawn line.  

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Back to the Drawing Board

BY CATHIE BLECK
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 24, 2016

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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Failing My Way To Success

BY HARRISON HAND
@ VOL 1 ON JUN 22, 2017

Harrison Hand is a product of a variety of life experiences. Focused on movie-making, the recession of 2007-08 ended his financing. He has taken his ideas from a screenplay and converted them into a series of books.

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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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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.