Author Archives: SallyK

Comic strip workshop and event at Swedenborg House

Many wondrous comic strips were made by 40 or so participants at yesterday’s Swedenborg House explore and draw event, the second in a series of events for children.  My workshop in the Whispering Room started off with one or two exercises … Continue reading

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Chinese calligraphy at the Royal Philatelic Society

Last weekend to a free event celebrating Chinese New Year at the Royal Philatelic Society. Disappointingly there weren’t many stamps on display – they’re very light-sensitive – but I had a chance to try some Chinese calligraphy.  Hopefully this says ‘happy’. … Continue reading

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Riding a Mechanical Horse at Newmarket (as you do)

Dusted off my cuttings book and realised I miss my travel writing days. Some years ago I took part in an Introduction to Racing day in Newmarket for  the London Evening Standard. The day included my riding a mechanical horse at … Continue reading

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Draw It! Monsters and a young artist

Great to see this talented young artist using one of my Draw It! series of activity books,   this one about monsters and other scary stuff.  With thanks to author Alexandra English for today’s photo.

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Defying Gravity – audio and Paper Theatre event

Two scenes from Paper Theatre (with moving parts) made to go with my audio piece Defying Gravity, one of six events by different artists in six small rooms in London last night.  Events included film, performance, magic, music and a … Continue reading

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Work in progress – notebook ideas for new commission

Greatly enjoying playing with ideas in my notebook. For a new commission.

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Another workshop at Swedenborg House – explore and draw comic strips

I’m running another explore and draw workshop on the afternoon of February 14th at Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury – 20/21 BloomsburyWay, WC1A 2TH, nearest Tube Holborn or Tottenham Court Road.  This time I’ll be encouraging everyone to make comic strips. … Continue reading

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Almost New Year …

It’s almost New Year … this drawing from a while ago (it fell out of a book while I was looking for something else) but thought it a propos possible new adventures in 2018  …

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HS2 evicts Euston humans, but builds hotel for Camden beetles

More unchecked HS2 lunacy.  This letter from Jeff Travers (Chair, Adelaide Community Garden Club) in the 28th December edition of the Camden New Journal comments on the recent eviction of uncompensated Euston homeowners, and the building of a hotel for … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Inboard commissions

I’ve always collected bits of printed ephemera, and my flat has several pinboards and walls covered in it.  A friend/work colleague asked me to make two pieces in the style of my pinboards, incorporating my own drawings, Victorian scraps, labels, … Continue reading

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