Tag Archives: Draw It! London

Blaschka glass models at the Natural History Museum

At a recent visit behind the scenes at London’s Natural History Museum I was thrilled to meet senior curator and sponge expert Miranda Lowe, who led us into her domain past a dome filled with Venus Flower basket sponges. ‘This was a favourite of David … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes in 3 specimen preservation departments of the Natural History Museum, London

The Grant Museum‘s annual outing for 2016 was a visit behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum in some of its specimen preservation departments,  guided by six experts in their field.  We were divided up into groups of about ten, including Jack Ashby … Continue reading

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Draw It! London workshop at Eternal London exhibition, Tabernacle Gallery London W11

Happy to run one of my workshops at Gabriel Fine Arts‘ fascinating Eternal London exhibition in the Tabernacle Gallery last saturday, and see some of the visual delights drawn by participants in the tunnelling system inspired by my book Draw It! London (order it here).  Great fun.  And … 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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Sally Kindberg at Waterstones Piccadilly authors’ event

  To Waterstones Piccadilly last night to take part in a ‘meet the author’ Christmas event.  Literary cocktails (think Ernest Hemingway) and mince pies were served.  Almost crushed by a queue of swooning ladies waiting to meet tightly trousered charmer and … Continue reading

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Draw It – London maps

Some of the original map drawings for my book Draw It – London published by Bloomsbury Childrens Books last summer 2014.  Remembered how much I’d enjoyed researching this project.  Sadly one is no longer able to take tea and biscuits with the … 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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Draw It! London

Hooray – Draw It! London now in all the best shops (of course).  Kind friends have sent me reports of sightings in Tate Britain, Tate Modern, London Transport Museum, the National Gallery, Kew Gardens and various Foyles Bookshops.  My Bloomsbury … Continue reading

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Sally Kindberg at Bologna Book Fair and Fiesole

     In March set out for Italy to take part in a SCBWI Duelling Illustrators event with Bridget Strevons-Marzo at Bologna Book Fair.  Stayed at a converted convent pensione on a Fiesole hillside overlooking Florence, with Bridget, Candy Gourlay, Anita … 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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