Tag Archives: Bloomsbury

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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My children’s book Draw It! London travelled to Mongolia

How lovely to see one of my books has travelled to Mongolia!  With many thanks to Anyu who drew these fabulous drawings in Draw It! London in Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia’s largest city, and to Sue Byrne who took the photos.

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Drawing characters in my children’s books

Just drawn a comic strip, part of a series,  for SCBWI  (coming soon) about ‘character’,  and by chance some drawn characters from my Draw It! series (from Pirates , Monsters and Dinosaurs) decided they simply must appear again this morning …           … Continue reading

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New! Draw It! Pirates launched this week

Lovely morning, sunshine and birdsong, and bumped into local Primrose Hill blogger carrying a copy of my latest book Draw It! Pirates, the seventh in my Draw It! series of activity books for children, published by Bloomsbury. Many thanks to ILovePrimroseHill for … Continue reading

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Visit to Creswell Crags, Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire.

Last weekend visited Creswell Crags, ancient caves carved out of a limestone gorge.   Wonderful strapline for the visitor centre: Inspiring visitors for 50,ooo years.  There’s a drawing of a horse scratched onto a fragment of rib bone and evidence that mammoth, hyena, wolf, reindeer and … Continue reading

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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’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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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 Draw It! Animals make an entrance

Advance copies of my Draw It! Animals, the fifth in my Bloomsbury series, have just arrived.  My postman entered into the spirit of the thing by camouflaging them in a shrub in the front yard while I was away.  Luckily they didn’t mind … Continue reading

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Guardian Big Draw 2014

Fantastic ideas and drawings from children and adults at this year’s Guardian Big Draw at King’s Place, London.  My latest book, Draw It – London  (Bloomsbury) has plenty of amazing info about underground London so I decided my workshop this time should … Continue reading

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