Calendar

February 2015 – April 2017

Feb
21
Sat
Library Press – Comics Workshop @ Wimbledon Library
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is one of a series of workshops I’m running with Library Press, an organisation that works with libraries, and supports people in creating and publishing their own books.

So you’re writing a comic? Now what? Self-publishing is the best way to get your work seen and get into the comics industry. In this workshop, learn how to plan your book or zine, prepare it for print, and assemble it yourself. We will make and print our own anthology with a copy for everyone to take home. Plus get some top tips about producing, pricing and selling your new product. This workshop is run by Karen Rubins, a writer and artist with years of experience in small-press, indie, and professional comics.

Feb
26
Thu
Library Press – Comics Workshop @ Wembley Library
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This is one of a series of workshops I’m running with Library Press, an organisation that works with libraries, and supports people in creating and publishing their own books.

So you’re writing a comic? Now what? Self-publishing is the best way to get your work seen and get into the comics industry. In this workshop, learn how to plan your book or zine, prepare it for print, and assemble it yourself. We will make and print our own anthology with a copy for everyone to take home. Plus get some top tips about producing, pricing and selling your new product. This workshop is run by Karen Rubins, a writer and artist with years of experience in small-press, indie, and professional comics.

Mar
5
Thu
Library Press – Comics Workshop @ Pinner Library
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This is one of a series of workshops I’m running with Library Press, an organisation that works with libraries, and supports people in creating and publishing their own books.

So you’re writing a comic? Now what? Self-publishing is the best way to get your work seen and get into the comics industry. In this workshop, learn how to plan your book or zine, prepare it for print, and assemble it yourself. We will make and print our own anthology with a copy for everyone to take home. Plus get some top tips about producing, pricing and selling your new product. This workshop is run by Karen Rubins, a writer and artist with years of experience in small-press, indie, and professional comics.

Mar
7
Sat
Library Press – Comics Workshop @ The Gallery at Islington Central Library
Mar 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This is one of a series of workshops I’m running with Library Press, an organisation that works with libraries, and supports people in creating and publishing their own books.

So you’re writing a comic? Now what? Self-publishing is the best way to get your work seen and get into the comics industry. In this workshop, learn how to plan your book or zine, prepare it for print, and assemble it yourself. We will make and print our own anthology with a copy for everyone to take home. Plus get some top tips about producing, pricing and selling your new product. This workshop is run by Karen Rubins, a writer and artist with years of experience in small-press, indie, and professional comics.

Mar
12
Thu
Library Press – Comics Workshop @ Hounslow Library
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

This is one of a series of workshops I’m running with Library Press, an organisation that works with libraries, and supports people in creating and publishing their own books.

So you’re writing a comic? Now what? Self-publishing is the best way to get your work seen and get into the comics industry. In this workshop, learn how to plan your book or zine, prepare it for print, and assemble it yourself. We will make and print our own anthology with a copy for everyone to take home. Plus get some top tips about producing, pricing and selling your new product. This workshop is run by Karen Rubins, a writer and artist with years of experience in small-press, indie, and professional comics.

May
8
Fri
Graphic Novel Reading Group – Shivers Edition @ North Finchley Library
May 8 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Graphic Novel Reading Group - Shivers Edition @ North Finchley Library

Daniel Hartwell and I are revisiting my old stomping ground in Barnet Libraries. We will be guests at the Graphic Novel Reading Group at North Finchley Library where we will be talking about The Shivers – our horror strip in The Phoenix.

Come and join us!

Oct
31
Sat
Comics Workshops at OPTIMUS Halloween Horror Convention @ Cockington Court Craft Centre
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
Comics Workshops at OPTIMUS Halloween Horror Convention @ Cockington Court Craft Centre

I am running three different comics workshops at Optimus Halloween Horror Con. It’s my first horror con, but I’m sure I’ll fit right in with the freaks and ghouls. Join me for some terrifying comics making!  Tickets can be purchased on the day or please contact the organisers.

 

Adults Comics and Graphic Novels Workshop: 11:30AM SAT AND SUN

Learn how to tell a story in comic form. Discover how words and images work together, composing panels and how to structure a narrative.

 

 Teens Manga Workshop: 14:30PM SAT AND SUN

Create and design your own manga character. Learn about why characters look how they do, and how to draw people and manga expressions.

 

Kids Comics Workshop: 16:30PM SAT AND SUN

Create the scariest monster you can think of, and a hero to confront it, then make your comic strip to decide what happens when they meet.

Nov
19
Sat
Click on Comics: Comics Workshop @ Hounslow Library
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Click on Comics: Comics Workshop @ Hounslow Library

Comics Plus is a library service where you can borrow digital comics and read them on your computer or device. And it’s all free! So to celebrate this amazing technological advancement, come to Hounslow and Heston libraries for a very low-fi comics workshop!

Join Karen Rubins, artist of The Phoenix Comic’s  Shivers series, to make your own comics! Create the scariest monster you can think of, and a hero to confront it, then write and draw your own comic strip to decide what happens when they meet.

This session is open to children 7 – 11 years old and their parents or carers. Come and create awesome collaborations!

Dec
4
Sun
Drawing Stories at National Portrait Gallery @ National Portrait Gallery
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drawing Stories at National Portrait Gallery @ National Portrait Gallery

I’ll be at the National Portrait Gallery this Sunday, running a comics making workshop for young people inspired by the Picasso Potraits exhibition.

Drawing Stories Sunday Session 4 December 11.00-16.00

14-21yrs at the National Portrait Gallery

Create a narrative comic strip inspired by Picasso Portraits and the Gallery’s Collection working with special guest comic and manga artist Karen Rubins and artist Marc Woodhead

To book youthbookings@npg.org.uk

Apr
14
Fri
Give It A Go! Manga Drawing Workshops! @ Norden Farm
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 3:45 pm
Give It A Go! Manga Drawing Workshops! @ Norden Farm

Explore manga drawing at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts’ Jump In! Family Art Festival

There are workshops for children and families aged 5+throughout the day.

Please book quickly as there are limited places!