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Sally Kindberg’s workshop at the Guardian’s Reading for Pleasure conference

Busy and buzzy day at this year’s Guardian Reading for Pleasure conference organised by Margaret Holborn and chaired by Julia Eccleshare.  Talks by successful Beetle Boy author MG Leonard, author/illustrator Emily Gravett and lecturer in literacy and children’s books Prue Godwin. … Continue reading

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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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Aliens and Milky Way to the Guardian for Big Draw

Just sent over some aliens and the Milky Way (as you do) for saturday’s Big Draw workshop.  Bed-time reading at the moment is We Are Stardust, conversations with Stefan Klein.  Fascinating, although thinking about quasars etc makes my head ache. … 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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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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Sally Kindberg’s Blog Tour

Thank you artist/author Bridget Strevons-Marzo, for asking me to answer a few Q&As on a short blog tour, so here goes, before I pass it on to the next artist/author … 1. What am I working on? I’m writing and … Continue reading

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Big Draw at the Guardian 2013 – Sally Kindberg’s monster comic strip drawing workshops and other amazing events

The doors opened to a rush of families at saturday’s Big Draw at the Guardian event – a wonderful busy and buzzy day with families at my Monster comic strip table, surrounded by creative magic from David Page, Alex Leadbeater, Mike … Continue reading

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Out for tea

Yesterday walked across a burgeoning Regents Park from Primrose Hill to Baker Street to have a cup of tea with JS, Dean of Degrees at an Oxford college. Continue reading

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The Guardian Big Draw

Another very busy day running comic strip workshops, this time for the Guardian at Kings Place. Lively groups of children used comic strip narratives to trick a Cyclops who had very bad dietary habits (Children on toast – yum! etc)  Great stuff. … Continue reading

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