Category Archives: Drawings

Sally Kindberg’s House of Dreams workshop at Swedenborg House

Where would you keep your magic numbers?  In your paper House of Dreams of course! Just one of the many inventive drawings made on St Valentines Day this week during another workshop at Swedenborg House.  If you had a little … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and the New Year

2024 started with a bit of a drama.  Laryngitis turned into a rather vile throat infection (epiglottitis) which meant I couldn’t breathe/swallow/speak.  After a difficult night I managed to get to A&E early in the morning – can’t remember how … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and a glimpse of childhood

A glimpse of childhood, originally part of Stranger, a work-in-progress but quite possibly in another form or even another story.  Struwwelpeter was a big early influence.  And the Grimm Brothers.

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Sally Kindberg at The Great British Colouring Book launch

Last week was the launch of The Great British Colouring Book at the Cartoon Museum.  The book was a brilliant idea by the Professional Cartoonists Organisation and 38degrees, an antidote to mean spirited governmental banning of images welcoming children at … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and sloths

It’s funny how the same images and interests pop up again and again in my work over the years! This rather battered copy of ‘Fascinating Facts’ was one of four published by Grafton Books (part of Collins) when my daughter … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at the Fitzrovia Fete 2023

With thanks to all the Fitzrovia Fete visitors, who with my encouragement, pulled faces and/or drew them. This included newsreader and local resident Paddy O’Connell (who opened the Fete), and poet Jimmy Andrex amongst others.  There were musicians, more poets, … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg, Nottingham Castle and a work in progress again

Nottingham Castle often features in my stories. When a small child, I often had to stay in my grandmother’s house, one of whose cellars had a bricked up door, apparently leading to a network of tunnels honeycombing the nearby castle … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg and more notes for Stranger, a graphic work in progress

 Early events were disturbing: gaslighting, mysterious letters, a bit of levitation, the occasional exorcism.  And a missing father.  Later, after happier times, when the person you trust the most says ‘I’m not who you think I am’, you start asking … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg visits a Yayoi Kusama takeover at Harrods (on a Tuesday)

I love polka dots!  Yesterday (a Tuesday btw) I headed for Harrods where images of artist Yayoi Kusama took over over some of the store, including outside and in the store windows, with the help of Louis Vuitton.  What fun!  … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg thinking about the Paper Theatre again

With thanks to Roland Denning for filming an extract of my story Defying Gravity and Paper Theatre performance in 2018. Roland added the sound effects. An almost disappeared copy of a family photo.  My elegant older sister (now dead) on … Continue reading

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