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 involve tunnels.   It involved drawing a tunnel adventure, with one of my illustrations at the beginning to get things going, which could be made into a folding book.

Big Draw:G tunnels 2014

GBD 2014 1 If you opened it out, the tunnels could link horizontally and indefinitely if you had enough space!  There were some brilliant ideas.  Someone drew a complex mouse city, there were plenty of monsters, rather a lot of poo in a sewage system, fairies, skeletons, bats, spiders and a giant rat courtesy of Chris Riddell who dropped in to draw his tunneling exploits.


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GBD 13And good to see someone there appreciating a copy of The Comic Strip History of the  World!

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1 Response to Guardian Big Draw 2014

  1. Lindy says:

    How marvellous that you have so many action shots from a big draw event.

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