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Writing and Illustrating your Own Stories
a conversation with Armand Baltazar

In partnership with the San Francisco Writers Conference and the Women's National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter.

This FREE event will be conducted via Zoom. Please register here.

This program will be recorded for future viewing.  By registering for and attending this program, you acknowledge that your name and image may be included in the recording. If you have any questions please email Taryn Edwards, tedwards@milibrary.org
Join librarian Taryn Edwards in conversation with artist Armand Baltazar who will provide tips and insights on writing and illustrating your own stories. Learn how to get started and get your story out into the world.

After graduating with a B.F.A. in Book Illustration from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena California, Armand Baltazar began a visual storytelling career in animation. He worked as a background artist, then as a visual and story development artist, and art director for DreamWorks Studios, Walt Disney Animation, and Pixar Animation Studio. While working on these films, Armand created TIMELESS, an award-winning illustrated adventure story for his son. It is the first illustrated novel in his middle grade series for HarperCollins Publishing. TIMELESS is currently in feature film development for Twentieth Century and Walt Disney Studios. You can see the art from the Timeless series and get updates on upcoming books and appearances at timelessarmandbaltazar.com

Taryn Edwards is a Librarian, Historian and Strategic Parnterships Manager for the Mechanics' Institute. She manages the writers activities there and works with other nonprofits to achieve mutual goals. Currently the Mechanics' Institute hosts 13 writers groups and a wealth of other activities aimed at the writing community of the San Francisco Bay Area.






Members & Public Free

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