Tucson Festival of Books

Illustrator Studio: Watercolor and Inking in Picturebook Making


Join Benson Shum on an inside look at his picturebook making process. Watch as he brings his character Anzu ("Anzu the Great Listener") alive in a watercolor and inking live-demonstration.


Panelist
Benson Shum

Benson Shum has illustrated a number of picture books, including Adam Lehrhaupt's "Sloth Went," Jennifer Sattler's "Go to Sheep" and his own "Anzu the Great Kaiju." Shum is also an animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, where he has contributed to such films as "Frozen," "Big Hero 6," "Zootopia," "Moana" and "Encanto....

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Books:
Anzu the Great Listener
Benson Shum
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
January 2023
ISBN 9781250776136
40 pages

Anzu the Great Kaiju
Benson Shum
Children / Teens
Roaring Brook Press
January 2022
ISBN 9781250776129
40 pages