July 2020



LONG RUNNING EXHIBITIONS

Glasgow Print Fair

27 Jun - 31 Jul


Get Involved with the Big Draw!

July 2 - August 1

In 2020 The Big Green Draw Festival #ClimateOfChange focuses on the relationship between people and our living environments and ecosystems; highlighting how we live today and the ways in which we do and do not harmonise with nature. The Big Green Draw is eager to help showcase mindsets and actions that proactively support positive symbiosis between people and the Earth. Just after the official…

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Somerset Illustration Virtual Meetup

July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Somerset Illustration Meetups for our first virtual meetup. There will just be 20 spaces up for grabs for this FREE (but ticketed) virtual session, just bring a sketchbook and some pens. This will just be an informal chat about how we're getting on whilst we have a drawing session. We want to know what you'd like from our meetups going forward…

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Working in the US – a session for Illustration Agents

July 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Led by Sheridan's Associate Gabriella Playford, this session will look at the legalities of working in the states. It is aimed at AOI Agent Members.  In particular the session will look at; -Differences between US and UK contracts and the implications of this -Common pitfalls in US contracts and how to avoid them - IP considerations and the concept of…

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ONE FOR THE DIARY... Working in the US – a session for Illustration Agents

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Led by Sheridan's Associate Gabriella Playford, this session will look at the legalities of working in the states. It is aimed at AOI Agent Members.  In particular the session will look at; -Differences between US and UK contracts and the implications of this -Common pitfalls in US contracts and how to avoid them - IP considerations and the concept of…

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New Designers – AOI Mini Business Masterclass

July 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This year New Designers have been working hard behind the scenes to move their ND CONNECTS and ND EDUCATES programmes online. From portfolio feedback to live chats with experts, all events will be available on the New Designers website and Instagram channel between 1 – 11 July 2020. As part of this awesome programme of talks and workshops, the AOI will be running their…

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Letter Like a Pro: Beginning Hand Lettering Workshop

July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

AOI Member Jennifer Hines has been an illustrator and designer for over 20 years, with a specialty in lettering for the last 5, and she's teaching a class for beginning hand-letterers to learn more and add lettering to their professional skill-set. The class will cover: -How to model your letters after real fonts so your letterforms look consistent and readable,…

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Glasgow Drink and Draw July

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Feeling low or feeling high, feel welcome along to our next Drink and Draw 7-9pm on the 16th of July. As ever, it will be a friendly connection for new faces and familiar ones.  Join us for some mutual support connecting through the mist 💫 We will be reaching out over Zoom - reserve your place here.

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HUE Design Summit 2020 – Online

July 25 - July 26

HUE Design Summit is organised by a collective of creative individuals who believe that in order for a community to flourish, there must first be a community. The summit returns this summer as a 2-day virtual experience created for Black designers and developers, bringing curated conversations and workshops in an environment where we are given the space and tools necessary…

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AOI AGM 2020

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The AOI's AGM will run from 6pm on Monday 27 July. It is expected to last for 30 minutes. The financial year 2018 - 2019 (October 2018 - September 2019) will be considered, with the Annual Report and Accounts presented. The meeting will be chaired by David Gilbert, and there will be a chance to ask questions. All Members are…

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AOI WEBINAR: TAKING CHARGE AND STARTING OUT AS AN ILLUSTRATOR

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please note that this webinar is mainly for students, recent graduates and very new illustrators. Book now.   A successful illustration career doesn’t happen from one day to another, and definitely not spontaneously. While creating a strong body of work is important, communication and consistency are also key. This affordable webinar, especially designed for new illustrators entering the industry, will…

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August 2020

Process to Progress: How to work creatively

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

A One Day Online conference with amazing speakers connected to the world of illustration Saturday 1st Aug 2020 10.00-17.00 Illustration by Emma Lewis Organised by Ness Wood   Tickets available here.

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[email protected]: Meditative Drawing, USC Pacific Asia Museum and Yeu Q Nguyen – ONLINE EVENT

August 1 @ 10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Join the USC Pacific Asia Museum and artist Yeu Q Nguyen for a mindful illustration workshop on zoom! Unwind and discover your inner self in this mindful illustration workshop led by artist Yeu Q Nguyen. Grab your paper, pen, and meditation cushion for this one-hour workshop where you will learn techniques of visualisation meditation and how to draw beautiful zen…

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Haute Couture in Occupied Paris and Beyond in WWII’ : A Lewes Lecture – ONLINE

August 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The little known story of Nazi domination of the Paris fashion industry during WW2 and its world wide ramifications. This illustrated talk is based on her book co-edited with Marie McLoughlin: ‘Paris Fashion and World War Two – global diffusion and Nazi control’ Lou Taylor is a dress historian and Professor Emerita of the University of Brighton where she lectured for…

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September 2020

Pictoplasma in Isolation

September 18 - September 19

*** Please note that this year's 16th Pictoplasma Festival has been postponed until 2021. You can read more here.*** If this year won’t allow you to come to Pictoplasma, Pictoplasma will simply have to come to you: Our first ever, fully digital ‘Pictoplasma in Isolation’ awaits all character pioneers, creatives and enthusiasts for a special celebration of contemporary character design…

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October 2020

The Lakes International Comic Arts Festival Live

October 9 - October 11

Responding to uncertain times, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival leaps into a virtual setting for 9th – 11th October 2020 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has, after discussion with funders including Arts Council England, decided to switch its annual weekend from a physical gathering to a virtual get together of comic creators – maintaining its strong international flavour with its…

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