Author Archives: SallyK

Christmas at Kindberg Towers

Decided to make my nativity scene multi-species again, a happy meeting of one of my many robots, a puppet Saracen king from Barcelona and a replica of an Isle of Lewis chess queen, a momento of my 2015 visit to … Continue reading

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Live drawing event at Half Moon Theatre

Last saturday I packed up some of my children’s books and headed to the Half Moon Theatre in Limehouse, London to join authors/illustrators Bridget Marzo, Robert Glenny and Layn Marlow for an afternoon of live drawing. Our work (and books … Continue reading

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A visit to Tim Hunkin’s Novelty Automation machines in Holborn

A couple of weeks ago I was walking in Holborn and saw an intriguing neon arrow pointing to a darkened doorway.  It just happened to be Singles Night at Tim Hunkin’s Novelty Automation venue in Holborn, London. It was early.  The … Continue reading

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Recent notebook pages

Writing, drawing, recording conversations, sticking ephemera in my notebooks is vital to me, especially when I’m exploring, a habit from my travel writing days and much earlier.  Sometimes an idea will insist on a wider audience and become a book, … Continue reading

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My comic strip workshop at Stillpoint London

Deep concentration and some intriguing results at last night’s comic strip workshop, at Stillpoint in Clerkenwell, with psychotherapists, writers and artists taking part. Great fun.  And biscuits. The workshop included my showing a slide show of work by comic strip … Continue reading

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Ancestry SK, Part One

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Family workshops for the Guardian at Kings Place

Super-busy day yesterday running workshops at the Guardian’s Cartoon and Family Art Day at Kings Place in London.  I joined fantastic artists Bridget Marzo, Kipper Williams, Rebecca Ashdown, Michael Challenger, Andrew Logan, Caroline Holden-Hotopf and others to encourage visiting families to … Continue reading

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My Draw It! book at the Royal Academy of Arts bookshop

With thanks to dear friend Bridget Marzo for spotting and snapping copies first Draw It! book in my Bloomsbury series in the RA shop this week. With great companions …  

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In the Frame: comic strip memoir workshop

Coming soon, a comic strip memoir workshop at Stillpoint Lab in Clerkenwell, London. Here’s Stillpoint‘s poster for my event …  

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A Visit to Limehouse

Yesterday I left more copies of The Comic Strip History of Space at the Half Moon Theatre, where I’ll be joining other members of SCBWI to do some more live drawing at the theatre’s Winter Arts Fair.  Afterwards I decided to … Continue reading

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