November 10, 2018 2:00 PM

"Publishing a Dream: a Story of Hard Work, Chance, and the Creation of a Picture Book." by Anne Horjus. A ShopTalk event.

What does it take to put together a picture book? In some cases, it is an opportunity for creative collaboration that brings many talents together. Anne is an artist with training in music. The idea for his 2013 book ‘Sleep’ came from a choral composition. He illustrated the book himself, but to produce the text he worked with a lyricist who specializes in writing poetry for choral compositions. After he self-published the book, the composer of the original musical piece projected Anne’s illustrations as part of performances. It brought the project full-circle to the gratification of all involved. This talk is about the creative process, and Anne’s story is about an artist bringing his European influences to his work in America. Anne will include practical details about self-publishing, including fundraising, book layout and printing, marketing and sales, and finally responding to success and feedback.

New Berlin Public Library
15105 Library Ln
New Berlin WI, 53151-5280

The presentation will be held in the Community Room. Google Map »

Event Contact:
Jennifer Webb
(262) 785-4980
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