Anoosha Syed

Exhibiting | Presenting

Table 712

Anoosha Syed is an award-winning children's book illustrator and freelance character designer for animation. She has illustrated over 20 books and covers for children, with her author/illustrator debut THAT'S NOT MY NAME releasing summer 2022. Her past clients include Disney Jr, Warner Bro, Netflix and DWTV. Ask her about her preschool series pitch!

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/15


Creating Children's Books with Procreate

Saturday 10/15 11:00AM - 12:00PM Room 106

Anoosha Syed, Procreate

Anoosha Syed is a Pakistani-Canadian author, illustrator and character designer for animation. She is the author of That’s Not My Name! and has illustrated over twenty picture books including the award winning Bilal Cooks Daal.
As a freelance character designer she has worked with clients including Netflix, Disney and Google. In her spare time Anoosha hosts a YouTube channel dedicated to sharing her picture book process and art education.
Join Anoosha as she explains her Procreate workflow and her process as a children’s book illustrator.

Sunday 10/16


Celebrating Asian American Artists in Entertainment

Sunday 10/16 1:30PM - 2:30PM Room 102

Simon Lee, Anoosha Syed, Yingjue Chen, Mehrdad Isvandi, Moderated by Michelle Sugihara

Concept artist Simon Lee (“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”, “Godzilla vs. Kong”, “Star Trek Beyond”), art director Mehrdad Isvandi (“Encanto”, “Raya and the Last Dragon”, “Over the Moon”), author & illustrator Anoosha Syed (“That’s Not My Name!”, “I Am Perfectly Designed”, “Other Words for Home”), and art director Linda Yingjue Chen (“Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans”, “Wizards”) discuss their experiences in the entertainment industry as Asian American artists, and how they navigated their ways toward successful art careers in film, television, and books. Q&A to follow. Moderated by Michelle Sugihara (Executive Director, CAPE).