Category Archives: Workshops

SK’s comic strip workshop at SCBWI’s Winchester Conference

Witty and wonderful results from participants of my comic strip short story workshop held at SCBWI’s brilliant annual conference held in Winchester.  First we looked at a wide variety of comic strip images from round the world, then a few warm-up exercises involving … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Lakes International Comic Art Festival

What an amazing weekend at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival!  Fantastic comic makers, films, live drawing events, talks and unexpected meetings.  Spent saturday afternoon encouraging families to hatch dinosaur eggs (as you do) at my workshops in Kendal’s Westmoreland Shopping Centre. … Continue reading

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Big Draw at the Guardian 2015 – Sally Kindberg’s dinosaur hatching workshop at Kings Place

Fantastic day at Kings Place running a workshop for this year’s Guardian Big Draw.  Many talented young participants hatched dinosaur eggs with inspiration and aplomb.  Thanks to Joanna Lawrence and John Henry Baker, two members of the brilliant Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment who improvised encouraging … Continue reading

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Drawing with children (and a dinosaur) in the Outer Hebrides

See below for images from my working visit to the Isle of Lewis and Harris …

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ShoutSouth! Creative workshops for schoolchildren in south London

Busy and buzzing (roaring?) with the Lion team at fantastic ShoutSouth day with children from 4 south London schools, organised by CWISL and held at London South Bank University. We drew faces at a lively introduction by Bridget Marzo, then author Karen Owen … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and Tycho Brahe at Netley Careers Day, north London

Lovely morning yesterday with delightful Year 3s at Netley School in north London.  I was there to take part in their Careers Day, give a talk about my work and do a drawing workshop, but the class got distracted by the story … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshops at the Pencil Museum, Keswick, Cumbria

Why did visitors from a black and white planet travel to Keswick’s Pencil Museum?  Did they have designs on the fantastic range of crayons in its shop, or have an eye (or three) on the longest coloured pencil  in the world (7.9m btw) on display?  This was … Continue reading

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Journey into space at Sally Kindberg’s SCBWI graphic novel workshop, Amsterdam

Multi-talented author, editor and SCBWI Amsterdam’s Regional Advisor Mina Witteman asked me to run a workshop about graphic novels in Amsterdam.  I had about 50 images of work by a wide range of comic strip artists/writers to show at the beginning of the session, but before the workshop … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at ABC bookshop Amsterdam February 21st 2015

Great atmosphere and wonderful results from children at my tunnelling workshop event at the fantastic ABC bookshop in Amsterdam last saturday.  The underground adventures were inspired by tunnels in my Draw It! London and other Draw It! books published by Bloomsbury.   … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Children’s Book workshop, Southbank Centre

Really impressive results from participants at my workshop last night – part of  Southbank Centre’s Creative Writing course.  Using simple visual prompts chosen at random from my Hat of Surprise, the class determined the personalities of each character they’d chosen by … Continue reading

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