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Virtual Saturday Stories: Monthly illustrator-led workshops for children & families: Featured Artist Zoe Persico
July 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Presented monthly, Saturday Stories invites guest illustrators to lead children and their adult companions in a read-aloud workshop related to the wide range of materials and processes that illustrators use to create their picture books.
Join Zoe Persico for a reading and behind the scenes look at how she created her illustrations for her picture book Georgia’s Terrific, Colorific Experiment. Learn about the power of colors and how they help convey emotions and imagination! Zoe will be demonstrating how she picks colors to illustrate different characters and scenery. Participants are encouraged to have paper and either paint, crayons, and/or colored pencils.
Good for all ages 5 and up.
About the Artist
Zoe Persico is an acclaimed author and illustrator with a love for the wild, the wondrous, and the whimsical. When she’s not working, she enjoys hiking, playing tabletop RPGs with friends, hunting for good finds at the thrift store, and petting her dog, Zombie. Zoe lives in Florida, find all her books and illustrations here www.zoepersico.com.
This program is free. Thank you to the Cornelia T. Baily Foundation for their support. Their generous gift and belief that books play a vital role in the development of a child’s imagination and dreams greatly aids our educational programming for K-12 students.