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St. Pete Reads! Lit Fest: Self Portrait Workshop with Anastasia Magloire Williams

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

St. Pete Reads! Lit Fest welcomes illustrator Anastasia Magloire Williams for a story time session and shares how images enhance and contribute to storytelling. As an illustrator known for the blend of graphics, illustration, and painting, she shares how visual style can complement the stories they are meant to tell. Following the reading, Anastasia guides participants in creating their own self-portraits. Participants explores character design techniques and visual storytelling to bring their stories to life. Anastasia Magloire Williams is an illustrator, writer, and graphic designer living in Florida. Raised on a healthy diet of books, animation, and games, Anastasia’s childhood and art education prepared for a lifetime of storytelling. Forever a student, she continues to grow in her preferred digital medium, combining traditional illustration techniques with the flexibility of computer software.

Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Cultured Books Literacy Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional support for this program is provided by St. Petersburg Library System.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

November 4 @ 11:00 am -
November 4 @ 12:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Anastasia Magloire Williams, Illustrator
Event Fee:
Event Type:

Event Contact:

Lorielle Holloway
(727) 328-4822

Event Venue:

The Woodson African American Museum of Florida
2240 9th Ave S.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33712
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Venue Phone:
(727) 328-4822

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