Category Archives: Workshops

Workshop event at Swedenborg House again

Another of my explore and draw events at Swedenborg House produced fine results from young visitors again.  First of all we did some warm-up drawing exercises, including drawing different facial expressions on a young Swedenborg – thanks to some brave volunteers … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fossil Hunter connection at Bouncing Off The Wall

Last weekend after running my Hand Book of hopes and dreams workshop at Bouncing Off The Wall Graphics Fair, I watched a Pollocks Toy Theatre performance which surprisingly featured a flying saucer landing on the stage, and special sound effects … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Drawings, Events, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workshop at Bouncing Off The Wall Graphics Fair, Greenside School.

  Last weekend I joined super talented designers, publishers and printmakers etc at a delightful Bouncing Off The Wall event organised by Starch Green, held in Greenside Primary School.  I ran a workshop there to  promote my leporello The Hand Book of hopes and … Continue reading

Posted in Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workshops at Roehampton Reads festival

Perfect weather for running open air workshops last saturday at the first Roehampton Reads festival in Heathmere Primary School, south west London.   I managed to persuade the inspirational Deputy Head to join my pirate crew very briefly, before continuing … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ShoutWest- CWISL children’s writing event at Brunel University

A selection of book covers drawn by children for their stories, including the Barry the Bob one drawn by me according to their instructions.  Earlier this week I joined other authors/illustrators and over a hundred schoolchildren for two days at … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Picturing Hair workshop at The Library Space, south London

The curator of the Hair! Human Stories exhibition, now showing at The Library Space, asked me to run a drop-in workshop and bring some of my Hair books with me. Before my workshop venue opened last saturday, I nipped over to … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Books, Drawings, Events, Handwriting, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Books, Drawings, Events, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Swedenborg House February workshop event – a short film

Swedenborg House has just sent me this short film of my February event here.  And some of the wonderful comic strips and drawings children made on the day are shown here.  

Posted in Handwriting, Workshops | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Workshops at Heathmere Primary School

Last week some of the Heathmere Primary School classes went on a visit to central London and the City.  Yesterday they told me all about it using story maps, after I showed them different ways people have used map making.

Posted in Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment