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Info-Comics for Educators & Admin Staff (For Beginners)

This workshop aims to introduce info-comics as a fusion of inforaphics and comics for storytelling and information dissemination in the classroom and workplace. Through short lectures and hands-on activities, participants will learn the basics of presenting complex information in persuasive and playful bite-sized format for learning and communication.

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Apply the art of simplification in information transfer process.
  • Use simple visual techniques to create characters for human touch.
  • Apply visual strategies for idea-generation in info-comics creation.
  • Create a 6-page mini-instructional book with a topic of choice.


  • Participants need to bring basic stationery such as black ink pens (thick and thin), pencils, eraser, A4 paper, scissors, glue.
  • Other optional items include colouring materials such as markers, colour pencils, highlighters

About the Presenter: 

Mr Josef Lee

Josef Lee is a designer and visual storyteller based in Singapore. At times, he also puts on multiple hats as creative director, illustrator, animator, comic artist, educator, and author/artist of children's picture books.

With almost 20 years of experience in in the design industry, Josef has garnered over 20 local and international design awards, including eight PromaxBDA GOLD, nine PromaxBDA SILVER and two PromaxBDA BRONZE Awards that honours the best in entertainment marketing and design.

Josef founded MOJO in 2008 and successfully led the studio to win over 30 local and international awards. Selected accolades recognised for business excellence include '2012/2013 Singapore Brands Award (Innovation Brand Award) and 'Promising SME 500 Award 2012 (Platinum Category)'.

In his free time, Josef enjoys writing and drawing short, illustrated stories, and sharing them online. In April 2017, he published his first picture-book - 'Wake Me Up At Happyland' via a crowdfunding campaign. Since then, his works have attracted the attention of various publishers from Taiwan and China. Within 2 years, Josef has published a total of nine picture-books and one novel adaptation.

Josef is currently an adjunct lecturer with NAFA where he teaches students from the Diploma in Illustration with Animation. A passionate educator and speaker, he often participates in public engagements such as Singapore Writers Festival 2019, and Today at Apple on subjects ranging from picture books to creativity and storytelling.

Registration Details

Course Code: NAFA211122

Topic: Info-Comics for Educators & Admin Staff (Beginners)

Presenter: Mr Josef Lee

Date: 1 June 2023 Thursday

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Venue: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts

Mode of Delivery: Face to Face

Closing Date: 19 May 2023 Friday

Workshop Fee: S$300.00 per participant. Fees are subject to GST and include two tea breaks.

Other Information: Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis.

No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

Please contact Joseph Loy by email or tel: 6363 0330 on the cost of conducting the workshop.