Tag Archives: Bloomsbury Childrens Books

Sally Kindberg’s Space workshop at the Guardian Big Draw 2016

Huge fun with lots of families and artists at yesterday’s Guardian Big Draw, held at King’s Place, London.  Mostly Earthlings took part, but a few extraterrestrials sneaked in after mask making with Marion Deuchars.  There were spacecraft, aliens, and strange planets … Continue reading

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Find out about the Great Fire of London (and much more) in Draw It! London

It’s almost the 350th anniversary of the start of the devastating Great Fire of London.  On a hot and windy night on September 2nd 1666, a fire started in a bakery in Pudding Lane, London.  More about this in my children’s book Draw It! … Continue reading

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Caroline Herschel at the Herschel Museum in Bath

Last weekend whilst visiting the fascinating Herschel Museum in Bath I spotted these pages (below) from an old DC Wonder Woman comic book about the life of Caroline Herschel.  I knew something about Caroline and her brother William from illustrating The Comic Book History of … Continue reading

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Blaschka glass models at the Natural History Museum

At a recent visit behind the scenes at London’s Natural History Museum I was thrilled to meet senior curator and sponge expert Miranda Lowe, who led us into her domain past a dome filled with Venus Flower basket sponges. ‘This was a favourite of David … Continue reading

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How to use handwriting in books, newspapers, comic strips …

I love handwriting!  I very often incorporate it into my drawings – especially of course in comic strips, comic strip books and in my maps.  I generally use a dip pen with a Waverley nib, and Pelikan black ink. At my … Continue reading

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Workshops at Seven Stories, National Centre for Children’s Books, Newcastle

Dinosaur activity?  Visitors from outer space?  It was all happening at Seven Stories on June 18th!  Accompanied by copies of Draw It! Dinosaurs and The Comic Strip History of Space, I travelled north-east to meet some young Earthlings …

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New artwork for next Draw It! book – all about Space

Just sent in a couple of finished pics to Bloomsbury for my next book – Draw It! Space, to be launched in 2017, and had fun playing around with some colouring in …

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Draw It! London workshop at Eternal London exhibition, Tabernacle Gallery London W11

Happy to run one of my workshops at Gabriel Fine Arts‘ fascinating Eternal London exhibition in the Tabernacle Gallery last saturday, and see some of the visual delights drawn by participants in the tunnelling system inspired by my book Draw It! London (order it here).  Great fun.  And … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg’s Draw It! goes to Taiwan

From the new Taiwanese version of my very first Draw It! book … True love in Taiwan?  And even the dustballs look mysterious …

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Sally Kindberg’s Draw It! goes to Taiwan

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