Anoosha SyedExhibiting | Presenting
Creating Children's Books with Procreate
Saturday 10/15 11:00AM - 12:00PM Room 106
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.
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).