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Stephen Axelsen

Best known for
The Mostly True Story of Matthew and Trim - Stephen Axelsen
Piccolo and Annabelle - Stephen Axelsen

Stephen Axelsen

  • Artist
  • Author
  • Illustrator

Stephen Axelsen, while studying sociology at university, taught himself to draw and has been writing and illustrating humorous works for children since 1975.

Stephen has illustrated many books including a graphic novel, The Mostly True Story of Matthew and Trim. He wrote and illustrated the Piccolo and Annabelle series of novels, which were shortlisted three times for the Aurealis Awards and won once.

He has worked as a monthly contributor of illustrations for The School Magazine since 1985.

talks and workshops

Stephen’s presentations focus on the process of creating pictures and words, and answering the difficult question, ‘where do ideas come from’. His workshops encourage children to understand how text and pictures work together, and how to draw using a wide variety of simple expressions.

Booking a presenter through Creative Net Speakers’ Agency is easy.

Either fill out the below form, call Paul and Terrie on (03) 9416 4062, or email directly.

And remember, there’s no booking fee.

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