Animal Gas: How a Scratch and Sniff Picture Book Was Made – with Bryan Ballinger (National Library Week)
April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Local author and illustrator Bryan Ballinger will read his picture book Animal Gas: A Scratch and Sniff Adventure and chat about his experiences writing and illustrating it. There will be a small craft, as well as books available for signing and time for autographs.
Bryan graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 1990 with a degree in Illustration. He also has a master’s degree in Writing for Children from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. After moving to Seattle in 1991 and doing freelance work for companies such as Nintendo Power magazine, he started working at Microsoft as an illustrator. He was lead illustrator for the first version of the award-winning Encarta CD-ROM encyclopedia as well as the Explorapedia children’s encyclopedia series.
Bryan was the 3D Design Lead for 5 years at Big Idea Productions, the producers of the VeggieTales children’s videos. Bryan is also a professor of Digital Media Arts at Huntington University in Indiana. Bryan does illustration for children’s books, websites, games, videos, ads, etc.
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