Jules Faber


Jules Faber is both an award-winning children's book illustrator and award-winning cartoonist. With author Anh Do he won the 2014 Book of the Year for Older Children at the Australian Book Industry Awards with Weirdo. His versatility as an artist means he has worked in a variety of different fields including as an editorial cartoonist, a 'live' caricaturist, an editor of an award-winning comic series and an animator on a Disney program. He has taught Comic Book Illustration and Scriptwriting and Storyboarding for TAFE Qld and has created a variety of small press comic books. As a writer, he had a book of short fiction and autobiographical cartoons published in 2004.

Jules' quirky illustration style has proved extremely popular, with his work featured in the WeirDo series (with Anh Do), The Kaboom Kid series (with David Warner),  Helix and the Arrival (with Damean Posner) and Leo Da Vinci and the Ice Cream Domination League (with Michael Pryor). He has served three terms as the President of the Australian Cartoonists Association, the world's oldest organisation of its kind and has won three times the Rotary Cartoon Awards, Australia's largest International cartooning competition. Jules has illustrated covers and interiors for over fourteen books and continues to work on numerous book series with a range of fantastic authors.

Jules is a regular speaker on Radio National on a variety of cartooning related subjects and has frequently represented The Bunker Cartoon Gallery in Coffs Harbour as its Cartoonist In Residence both on air and on TV.

You can visit Jules on his website: julesfaber.com

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