Calendar

August 2016 – October 2017

Aug
4
Thu
George’s Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ Manor Park Library
Aug 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
George's Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ Manor Park Library

I’ll be all up and down Newham, running workshops for kids aged 7-11 for the Summer Reading Challenge. This year’s theme is Roald Dahl.

George’s home-made medicine caused his granny and farm animals to grow to a giant sizes. Join me at various locations throughout Newham to draw your own comic strip based on the wacky adventure George’s Marvellous Medicine. Come along!

George’s Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ Green Street Library
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
George's Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ Green Street Library

I’ll be all up and down Newham, running workshops for kids aged 7-11 for the Summer Reading Challenge. This year’s theme is Roald Dahl.

George’s home-made medicine caused his granny and farm animals to grow to a giant sizes. Join me at various locations throughout Newham to draw your own comic strip based on the wacky adventure George’s Marvellous Medicine. Come along!

Aug
5
Fri
George’s Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ Canning Town Library
Aug 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
George's Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ Canning Town Library

I’ll be all up and down Newham, running workshops for kids aged 7-11 for the Summer Reading Challenge. This year’s theme is Roald Dahl.

George’s home-made medicine caused his granny and farm animals to grow to a giant sizes. Join me at various locations throughout Newham to draw your own comic strip based on the wacky adventure George’s Marvellous Medicine. Come along!

George’s Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ East Ham Library
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
George's Marvellous Comic Book Creations! @ East Ham Library

I’ll be all up and down Newham, running workshops for kids aged 7-11 for the Summer Reading Challenge. This year’s theme is Roald Dahl.

George’s home-made medicine caused his granny and farm animals to grow to a giant sizes. Join me at various locations throughout Newham to draw your own comic strip based on the wacky adventure George’s Marvellous Medicine. Come along!

Apr
3
Mon
Easter Daze: Comic Masterclass (Waltham Forest) @ Leyton Library
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – Apr 7 @ 3:30 pm
Easter Daze: Comic Masterclass (Waltham Forest) @ Leyton Library

This masterclass is for ages 11 – 14 and is part of Waltham Forest’s Holiday Activity Programme

If you’re interested in comics or love drawing manga and you want to take your skills to the next level, this Comics Masterclass is for you. Join comics artists Karen Rubins and Tammy Taylor in a week long workshop, where you will create your own comic strip or manga story from beginning to end. Learn drawing, writing, and design skills, develop techniques and style, and try out professional comic-making materials. Participants will need to bring a packed lunch and plenty of soft drinks.

Classes are from 3 – 7 April, 10:00am – 3:30pm

The masterclass is free, all materials are provided, but please book online to ensure a place.

The workshops are inclusive of children with SEN and/or disabilities, however if your child does have additional needs please contact the organiser on 020 8496 3000 so they can ensure the provider can meet the needs of your child.

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!

 

 

Apr
22
Sat
OxCon 2017 @ The Examination Schools
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm
OxCon 2017 @ The Examination Schools

I will be attending OxCon in Oxford for the first time! I am exhibiting in the South Halls, where you can find many other exciting comics creators such as Neill Cameron of the Phoenix and my sometime collaborators Richy K Chandler and Paul Shinn. Daniel Hartwell will also be around, and you might just catch him at the table!

I will be doing sketches and portraits as well as having many comics to sell!

Aug
7
Mon
Manga For Beginners @ Leyton Library
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – Aug 11 @ 12:30 pm
Manga For Beginners @ Leyton Library

If you’ve never drawn manga before and want to learn how, this is the course for you. Find out what manga is all about and where it comes from. We will cover drawing faces, bodies and expressions, how to use different styles, and you will create your characters and bring them to life in a manga comic page. Suitable for complete beginners.

This course runs Monday-Friday 9:30-12:30 and is suitable for ages 11-14

Aug
21
Mon
Manga For Beginners @ Leyton Library
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am – Aug 25 @ 12:30 pm
Manga For Beginners @ Leyton Library

If you want to get in to creating your own comics, this course will take you through the process, from plotting to creating storyboards, to choosing the right panels and producing your own comic strip. You will learn about different kinds of comics from gag strips to graphic novels. Writing and/or drawing experience preferred, but no special knowledge of making comics is necessary.

This course runs Monday-Friday 9:30-12:30 and is suitable for ages 11-16

Oct
24
Tue
Let’s Draw Manga! @ Southampton Central Library
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Let's Draw Manga! @ Southampton Central Library

Create your own manga-inspired characters and comic story in this workshop which is part of SO: To Speak, Southampton’s literary festival.

The workshop is for ages 7-11