Category Archives: Events

Hair event

Join me on 16th June and draw your fantasy hairstyle at my workshop, part of an INFRINGE event.  It’s at a fantastic exhibition all about hair at The Library Space in south London.  This image from my HAIR book, published by … Continue reading

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Hair again

This piece was the result of some research for a book all about hair I wrote and illustrated for Walker Books some years ago. Fascinated by the subject, I probably did far too much research, but enjoyed every minute of it. … Continue reading

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Comic strip workshop at the Guardian Reading for Pleasure Conference

Monday was the day of the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure Conference, where I was running a comic strip workshop for teachers and librarians.  Here’s an early morning picture of my Hat of Surprise ready to go, along with assorted characters … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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 workshop event at Swedenborg House

“It was the poster that drew us in,” I was rather happy to hear one of the mothers say at my draw and explore event yesterday at Swedenborg House. What had started out as my idea for a leporello (folding … Continue reading

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My workshop at the Big Draw 2017 Living Lines event in the Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

Yesterday I took part in the fantastic Big Draw Living Lines event at Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery.  Jim Le Fevre was there with his Phonotrope, there was a buzzing Ready Steady Colour Restaurant, Henk Littlewood built a da Vinci style giant … Continue reading

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Live drawing/space stories at Half Moon Theatre Fun Palace

Last saturday I drew pictures and told stories about space – some from The Comic Strip History of Space. – at the impressive Half Moon Theatre in Limehouse, London. One of the space book’s pages is on display in the theatre’s current exhibition. … Continue reading

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