CAMP Festival 2019

2019-10-07 00:00:00 2019-10-08 00:00:00 America/Toronto CAMP Festival 2019 Are you an industry professional, independent artist, a student or an educator looking for a creative spark? Have you always wanted to know more and stay relevant in an industry that’s in constant flux? Do you want to be inspired? CAMP Festival is two solidly packed days of cutting-edge creative technology, art and design, with hand-picked speakers from around the world coming together in Calgary. Calgary FITC Calgary

Presentation


Overview

Being a children’s book author and illustrator sounds like it should be all sunshine and rainbows, but sometimes you can get too much in your head. Kim shares her personal journey of becoming a children’s book writer/illustrator while dealing with her own struggles like imposter syndrome, finding work/life balance, and getting outside of her comfort zone. And we’ll all get outside our own comfort zones while creating a few fun monsters, too.

Objective

Sharing a personal journey of being a children’s book writer/illustrator.

Target Audience

Illustrators, writers, freelancers, creatives, and anyone interested in those things.

Four Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. About Kim’s journey being an illustrator
  2. How Kim has personally struggled with things like imposter syndrome, taking on too many projects, work/life balance, and how she dealt with or is still struggling with these things
  3. Sharing some career highs and lows and why she loves illustrating picture books
  4. Drawing monsters!