Award-winning illustrator Eric Velasquez demonstrates techniques for painting realistic oil illustrations that depict the strong emotions and actions of his characters. As a child, he loved superheroes, comics and drawing. He teaches illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
|Where:||Education Room 437 (Seats 65, Wheelchair accessible)|
|When:||Sun, Mar 15, 10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|Signing area:||Signing Area - Children / Teen (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Children / Teens|
Eric Velasquez's awards include the John Steptoe/Coretta Scott King Award for new talent, a Pura Belpré Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Carter G. Woodson Award. For Holiday House, he both wrote and illustrated "Looking for Bongo," and he illustrated "Ol' Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story" by Patricia C....