It’s the middle of the Frome Festival and I have one more weekend of my Open Studio. There are still some originals for sale and the silent auction is running on the big paintings, some of which are only at £15, so there are bargains to be had.
I used to go to a creative writing class in Melbourne. The best thing about it was that it forced me to write on a regular basis. The worst thing about it was some of our terrible writing!
I was recently invited to teach cartooning to a class of 25 seven to nine year olds and I went along to the school yesterday. We did a workshop on character design (specifically superheroes) and I was amazed to see how original and diverse their creations were. It was just as inspiring for me as it was for them AND I got to learn how to use one of those new-fangled whiteboards.
Here is a small selection of some of the super superheroes the class drew: