Category Archives: Drawings

Discover the Mysterious Treasures of Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury, London is full of mysterious items relating to the life of eighteenth century Swedish polymath and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.  It’s an extraordinary place!  My leporello of images and text will encourage children/families to visit and explore the … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s creative workshops

Here I am hatching dinosaurs (as you do), and encouraging others to draw and tell stories, often using sequential narratives.  This was in China, but it could be anywhere! I’m passionate about getting others, whatever age, to gain confidence in … Continue reading

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Geese

  Last week to physio again at the Royal Free Hospital and discovered one of my knee problems was apparently due to strained goose foot (aka pes anserinus) tendon, as well as from recovering torn cartilage.  Funnily enough had just finished another pencil rough … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s live drawing at Artis event

On March 14th to the Free Word Centre to do live drawing and give a talk about my work at a fantastic Artis Teach Meet event.  So impressed by huge amounts of energy from members of Artis who have alternative names btw, such … Continue reading

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Maps, and feeling restless

Just a hint of spring and I’m feeling restless already, as I sorted out some of the maps I drew for the Independent’s Weekend Walk series, quite a while ago but still enjoy them, especially Cat Bells/Derwent Water.  Two years ago … Continue reading

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Worry of the week 1/UFOs

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure conference

Busy and buzzy day at this year’s Guardian Reading for Pleasure conference organised by Margaret Holborn and chaired by Julia Eccleshare.  Talks by successful Beetle Boy author MG Leonard, author/illustrator Emily Gravett and lecturer in literacy and children’s books Prue Godwin. … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s drawings for Twiddling Your Thumbs – hand rhymes for children by Wendy Cope

I illustrated Wendy Cope‘s Twiddling Your Thumbs  for Faber & Faber many years ago but had an emailed comment today from author, reading champion and academic Dr Alison Baverstock : Sally, I have just bought five more copies of Twiddling your thumbs. It’s always been my … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at the Bank of England Museum again

Briefly called in yesterday to see Jenni Adam, curator of the Bank of England Museum, who commissioned me last year to do some work for the museum’s fab Gold display. Great to see Jenni again, and my illustrations and text on … Continue reading

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Happy International Sloth Day

Of course sloths deserve a special day!  Found this pic in a book I wrote and illustrated some time ago (one of four published by Grafton/Collins). And more recently, I visited a sloth called Marilyn at London Zoo when I was … Continue reading

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