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Dulwich Picture Gallery 'Artplay' workshop

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This was my first workshop at the gallery and it was great fun, I had a full class of children and parents making lots of lovely bugs...dragonflies/butterflies and beetles.

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Antennae Studios Life Drawing

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My first life drawing session in a long while......Unfortunately the model failed to show, so we drew 2-10 minute poses of each other, here are a few examples of my efforts.  

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Christmas goodies and decoration time!

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I have been trying to make as much as possible this year for Christmas and to start I made my gingerbread men cards, firstly I baked a handsome batch of doughy men, all individually and uniquely painted (below is just a small selection -I have mini men everywhere!), then I attached them to a festive card I designed and printed.

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Barbican Workshops for the London Children's Film Festival

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I ran a few workshops in the Barbican Centre alongside films being shown as part of the London Children's Film Festival, including simple book binding techniques, toy crafting and pillowcase decorating. Here are some examples of my no sew felt toys.  

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A Night In The Woods, chapter illustrations.

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I have completed all of the title illustrations for 'A nIght in the Wood, a personal children's book about a dog called Josie.

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Southbank Centre. Pestival Festival

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I volunteered my workshop skills to assist artists and scientists for the 'Pestival' festival -an exploration and celebration of all things insect and arty. As you can see I was a busy little worker bee! (That's me on the left!)

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Red Line Publishing

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I illustrated six children's books, commissioned by an American educational publisher, the artwork consisted of foodchains in various American environments, of woodlands, deserts, oceans, mountains and towns.  

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South London Gallery art workshop leader

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I hosted my own school workshops in the gallery education department, working alongside an exhibition by artist Ellen Gallagher, entitled 'An Experiment of Unusual Opportunity'.  I encouraged experimentation with layering and the use of various drawing materials, taking inspiration from Ellen's paintings. (Below are a few examples of the children's beautiful creations).

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Barbican art workshop leader for 'Not Boring Drawing'

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I ran my own workshop for the Barbican Arts Centre entitled 'Not Boring Drawing', I had great fun leading a whole weekend of wire drawing for a 'Do Something Different Festival'. Below is a section of the hanging wall of wire we created.

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SchoolfriendEtc. charity. Workshop leader

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As part of my daily extra curricular school workshops, the children and I created cotton Japanese carp kites in celebration of National Children's Day.

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