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Sally Kindberg’s Pirate workshop at LICAF – Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Where can you see a Batman flag flying over a town hall, spot political cartoonist Martin Rowson up a ladder, witness a battle between comic strip heavyweights Tintin and Asterix, (Asterix won by one vote btw though there were rumours of vote-rigging) encounter … 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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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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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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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 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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