Tag Archives: Bloomsbury

Sally Kindberg displays Surprise Packaging at the Art Workers Guild Table Top Museums event

Last weekend I added my Museum of Surprise Packaging to twenty-nine other collections of the strange and wonderful for one day only at an annual Art Workers Guild special event, the Table Top Museums.  Last year I displayed my Museum … Continue reading

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Discover the Mysterious Treasures of Swedenborg House

Swedenborg House in Bloomsbury, London is full of mysterious items relating to the life of eighteenth century Swedish polymath and visionary Emanuel Swedenborg.  It’s an extraordinary place!  My leporello of images and text will encourage children/families to visit and explore the … 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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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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