May 2018

SHAKE Bristol

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rough Trade Bristol Nelson Street
Bristol, BS1 2BA United Kingdom
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SHAKE: Some kinda 'art fair' Back at Roughtrade on Nelson Street after the last event went down a treat! Illustration stalls selling COMICS, PRINTS, ZINES, T-SHIRTS etc 12 Midday to 5pm - FREE ENTRY website: www.shakebristol.co.uk insta/twitter/fb: @shakebristol

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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Irish Literary Festival with Oliver Jeffers

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
O’Reilly Theatre 6 Great Denmark St, Rotunda
Dublin, Leinster
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Explore what makes the world and how we live in it through Oliver Jeffers’ eyes. His new book Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth journeys around our planet introducing land and sky, space and time, animals and humans with beautifully detailed images, created with his trademark wit and intelligence. His work has been exhibited internationally. His picture books have sold…

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Applied Empathy: Khoi Vinh & John Burgerman NY

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
And&And 353 W 12th St
New York, NY 10014 United States
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Join Sub Rosa on Thursday, May 24th, for Applied Empathy, a monthly conversation series that explores the contexts and behaviors in which empathy flourishes. To discuss this month's theme, Design & Empathy, Sub Rosa's Founder/CEO Michael Ventura will be joined by: Jon Burgerman – artist and picture book author of "Splat" and "Rhyme Crime" Khoi Vinh – Principal Designer at Adobe and author of design and tech blog "Subtraction.com" Applied Empathy is…

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Hero of Switzerland Fun & Games

May 25 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 8:00 pm
We Built This City 56B Carnaby Street
London, W1F 9QF
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Illustration collective Hero of Switzerland are partnering up with We Built This City, Carnaby Street for a four day take-over event titled Fun & Games. Together they have organised a line up of amazing illustrators and there will be loads of fun to be had and games to be played. Alongside the weekend activities, the group are exhibiting Illustrated works and…

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Olimpia Zagnoli Exhibition NY

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - July 1 @ 6:00 pm
HVW8 Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Ave
LA, LA 90036 United States
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OPENING NIGHT MAY 25TH, 6 – 10PM RSVP AT [email protected] About the Exhibit: Cuore Di Panna Through a series of evocative still lifes, light installations and videos, the Olimpia recalls her childhood memories lived in the era between the end of the 80s and the beginning of the 90s in a sunny Italian season, dazed from images from TV advertisements…

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Illustration Biennial 5th edition

May 27 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

The Illustration Biennial is the ultimate Dutch festival for illustrators, fellow professionals, clients, publishers and lovers of graphic art.

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Publisher Portfolio Consultation: Bloomsbury

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Somerset House Strand
London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom
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AOI consultant Fig Taylor will be joined by Andrea Kearney and Maia Fjord, both Designers at award-winning Bloomsbury's children's book department. In a small group of 8 you will share your portfolio in a supportive, collaborative environment. We recommend this session to Illustrators who wish to showcase and develop their work in the Children's Fiction sector (including Young Adult, Middle…

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Chroma: Book Launch

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Glory 281 Kingsland Road
London, E2 8AS
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A wide compilation of my Ego Rodriguez work during the past 3 years, 147 illustrations full colour with foreword by Mark Gatiss. Published by Vincent Six. "Concentrating on illustrations by themselves without any adornments, frames or distractions." "For those in London that would like to celebrate this event with me. I love to gather some people at the end of the month…

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UsFolk 3

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UsFolk 37-39 Queen Street
Belfast, BT1 6EA Ireland
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UsFolk Illustration agency have let us know they are entering their third year! To celebrate they are launching UsFolk 3, an illustration exhibition at their beautiful studio space in Belfast; introducing new members and featuring brand new work from the UsFolk illustrators. UsFolk’s Conor Nolan will be live mural painting, Ponyhawke will be providing dancing tunes and don’t miss your complimentary…

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June 2018

Kingston Illustration Animation Degree Show

June 2 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm
Kingston School of Art River House
London, KT1 1LQ
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Private view Saturday 2 June: 1pm to 7pm Public view Saturday 3 June: 1pm to 5pm Monday 4 June: Thursday 7 June: 1pm to 7pm Friday 8 June: 1pm to 5pm Illustration Animation at River House, Kingston School of Art

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DIY Art Market – Peckham

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Copeland Park & Bussey Building 133 Copeland Road
London, SE15 3SN
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D.I.Y. Art Market champions a community of creatives from a wide range of artistic backgrounds, providing visitors the opportunity to buy unique artworks direct from the artist/publisher. Items for sale will include, patches, t shirts, tote bags, art prints, ceramics, zines, independent publications, risograph & screen prints, jewellery, and artist books from over 70 artists, both emerging and established.

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Range!

June 4 @ 10:00 am - June 8 @ 4:00 pm
Art & Design Building University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, AL10 9AB United Kingdom
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Graphic Design & Illustration third year exhibition. Public view: 4th to 8th June, everyday from 10am to 4pm Private view: 7th of June, 6pm to 10pm (free ticket required) Ticket link: http://headlines.herts.ac.uk/degreeshow/degreeshow-booking/

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World Illustration Awards 2018 Exhibition

June 7 - June 20
Somerset House Strand
London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom
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Visit the largest World Illustration Awards exhibition ever at Somerset House this June!

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Huddersfield Contemporary Illustration Degree Show

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - June 22 @ 6:00 pm
University of Huddersfield School of Art, Design and Architecture
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
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Contemporary Art and Illustration The Graduate Showcase is a celebration of the work created by 2018 graduates from courses across the School. The Showcase is located across Campus and opens with Preview Night on 8 June 6-9pm. The shows then run for two weeks opening at 10:00, both weekdays and weekends and closing at 16:00.

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Pink Lion – An Illustration workshop for families

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Somerset House Strand
London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom
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Supported by Walker Books and is part of the World Illustration Awards 2018

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That Fruit is Mine! An Illustration workshop for families

June 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Somerset House Strand
London, WC2R 1LA United Kingdom
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This session is supported by Walker Books and is part of the World Illustration Awards 2018

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Mon Feel Good Book Launch

June 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Caravansérail 5 Cheshire Street
London, E2 6ED
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Join Caravansérail for a fun book launch with London-based French author and illustrator Françoize Boucher on Saturday 9 June at 4pm. MY FEEL GOOD BOOK published on 2 May by Casterman Jeunesse Editions and presents 90 tips to be "mega happy and super zen" Free entry *** Nous vous invitons à Caravansérail pour une conversation joyeuse et improvisée avec l'auteure-illustratrice Françoize Boucher…

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Studio Dreams: ELCAF x Nobrow 10 exhibition

June 14 @ 12:00 pm - June 16 @ 6:00 pm
Space Studios 129-131 Mare Street
London, Hackney EC4Y 8EQ
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To celebrate the special 10th edition of Nobrow magazine themed “Studio Dreams”, ELCAF and Nobrow are curating a series of collaborative projects. This exhibition at SPACE Hackney’s gallery features 70 Illustrations, and specifically six commissioned pieces where the illustrations spill from the space onto walls, screens and three dimensions. Stay tuned for more information on this exciting show! Entry is…

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Open Studios at Whirled Studios

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - June 17 @ 6:00 pm
Whirled Art 259-260 Hardess St, Loughborough Junction
London, SE24 0HN United Kingdom
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Visit Whirled Studios the weekend of 16-17 June to see the working space of a range of artists and Illustrators, including Jamie Jones, Charlotte Mai, Dominic Kesternon, Grace Helmer and more. A private view (with free drinks) will be held on Friday 15th 6-9pm

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Vic Lee Open Studio

June 16 @ 11:00 am - June 17 @ 6:00 pm
Studio 7S Vanguard Court
26-38 Peckham Road, London SE5 8QT United Kingdom
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Vic Lee Open Studio

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Escaping War and Waves, an exhibition by Olivier Kugler

June 18 @ 9:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Print House Gallery 18 Ashwin St, Hackney
London, E8 3DL United Kingdom
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Olivier Kugler’s series of brilliant drawings of refugees from Syria will be exhibited at the Print House Gallery during Refugee Week (18-24 June). Collected in his book ESCAPING WAR AND WAVES for the first time, the drawings document the lives of individuals and families he met in Iraq Kurdistan, the tourist island of Kos, and the jungle camp at Calais,…

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East London Comic Arts Festival

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - June 24 @ 7:00 pm
Round Chapel 1D Glenarm Rd
London, E5 0LY United Kingdom
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ELCAF’s 8th edition will be open 22-24 June and will feature over 100 exhibitors plus a programme of talks, screenings and workshops led by different artists from across the UK and beyond, including: Charlotte Dumortier, Patrick Kyle, Nina Cosco, Conor Stechschulte, Tor Brandt, Sammy Stein, Aisha Franz, Akvile Magicdust, Dawid Ryski and many, many more. Tickets are structured into two…

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AOI Discusses: Creating Your Own Success at ELCAF

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Round Chapel 1D Glenarm Rd
London, E5 0LY United Kingdom
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Join the AOI’s Lou Bones with illustrators Patrick Kyle, Aisha Franz and Barbara Magoli to discuss the real challenges around pursuing personal work whilst expanding your career through diverse routes in print, self-publishing, online, 3D and more. Not just pens for hire, the speakers will draw on real examples and share their experiences of how they have turned their personal…

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Intermediate Creative Fashion Illustration with Anna Goncharenko

June 23 @ 10:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Fashion Antidote: The East London Fashion School Unit F, 23 Heneage Street
London, E15LJ United Kingdom
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This class is for specialists working in the field of fashion – Fashion Designers, Stylists, Art directors, Illustrators (suitable for early career illustrators, those looking to change direction, or just freshen up their portfolio) Fashion and Textile students. Commercial artists who would like to improve their professional skills. Anyone who is interested in fashion illustrations and want to understand if…

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Dalston Comic Creators Club

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
CLR James Library 24-30 Dalston Lane
London, E8 3 United Kingdom
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Dalston Comic (creators) Club, is a free monthly meetup for adults who make comics, or are interested in starting, hosted on the last Monday of every month at Dalston CLR James Library. (Excluding Bank Holidays)

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New Designers 2018

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - July 7 @ 5:00 pm
Business Design Centre 52 Upper Street
London, N1 0QH United Kingdom
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This summer, New Designers gathers more than 3,000 of the brightest and most radical new creative minds under one roof to launch the next generation of thinkers, makers and disruptors onto the UK design scene. Opening on Wednesday 27 June, the exhibition is a two-week celebration of visionary design that sees students of 200+ creative courses unveiling never-before-seen work to thousands of industry professionals and design…

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Murri Celebrates the Golden Thread

June 28
Cecil Sharp House 2 Regent's Park Rd
London, NW1 7AY United Kingdom
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'The Golden Thread Project' is an exhibition inviting 28 comic artists and illustrators to create work based off British/American folk songs collected by Cecil Sharp 100 years ago, with artists including Lesley Barnes, Aidan Saunders, Jim Stoten, Drew Webster, and more. This 28th June old folk collective Murri will reappear for one night only to celebrate The Golden Thread, with a…

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Suffragette: Illustrating the Battle for Equality

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St Bride Foundation Brick Lane
London, EC4Y 8EQ
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David Roberts in conversation with Two Hoots Publisher Suzanne Carnell Join New York Times bestselling author and illustrator David Roberts to celebrate the publication of his latest book Suffragette: The Battle for Equality, an exquisitely illustrated history of the women's suffrage movement. Covering the whole range of female and male suffragist experiences – from aristocrats to the middle and working…

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July 2018

Artist of the Day – Charlotte Edey

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Flowers Gallery 21 Cork Street
London, W1S 3LZ United Kingdom
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Flowers Gallery is pleased to announce the 24th edition of Artist of the Day. The two week exhibition programme is curated by leading contemporary artists, each selecting an artist for a one day solo show. Past selectors have included Tracey Emin, Gilbert & George, Maggi Hambling, and Cornelia Parker. This year, Charlotte Edey is selected by Juno Calypso. Softly surreal,…

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Enid Marx: Print, Pattern and Popular Art

July 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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A landmark retrospective of Enid Marx, who defined mid-20th century design

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Curating Enid Marx: In Conversation with Alan Powers

July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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A personal introduction to the work of Enid Marx.

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Yellowzine Live

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Presenting a live version of Yellowzine, the stunning new print publication that curates and celebrates visual artwork by UK-based minority ethnic artists. Sibling co-founders Aisha and Oreoluwa Ayoade will talk about their motivations for starting Yellowzine, how they have created a new space for artists of colour and why they chose to focus the first issue on illustration. Joy Miessi,…

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The Open Draw Night

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until 26th November 2018

Cinetol Tolstraat 182, de Pijp
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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There will be a short guest talk with artist & illustrator Helena Torres-Muga Feijoo http://helenatmf.com/ Helena is a regular guest at The Open Draw 'My paintings and illustrations are usually about our inner wilderness, our deep connection with our world, everything natural that surround us, as a woman, with our femininity, and at the same time with the cosmos or…

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ICON10 The Illustration Conference

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 14 @ 5:00 pm
Westin Book Cadillac Hotel 1114 Washington Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226 United States
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ICON10 brings together top illustrators, designer, educators, representatives, and art buyers to explore the future of illustration. Since 1999, ICON have produced conferences in Santa Fe, Philadelphia, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Providence, Portland and Austin. ICON is committed to providing a diverse forum for an ongoing dialogue that serves the Illustration, Design, Publishing, Advertising, and Academic communities. Speakers…

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MA Visual Arts Summer Show Camberwell 2018

July 12 @ 10:00 am - July 18 @ 8:00 pm
Camberwell College of Arts 45–65 Peckham Road
London, SE5 8UF United Kingdom
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As they rethink current practices and cultivate their own style, the exhibition celebrates the graduating students from: MA Book Arts MA Designer Maker MA Fine Art Digital MA Illustration MA Printmaking Private View: 12th July 6pm - 9pm Monday to Friday: 10am - 8pm Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 4:30pm Following a huge college development programme, all 2018 degree shows…

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Regional Portfolio Consultations – East Sussex

July 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on 31st July 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on 17th July 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on 31st July 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on 17th July 2018 at 5:00pm

£25.00
Star Brewery Workshops Studio 17, Star Brewery Workshops, Castle Ditch Ln
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1YJ United Kingdom
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Join us for our (first!) regional Portfolio Consultations with Alice Ball - The essential service for those entering the profession and established illustrators seeking advice on new potential markets. AOI members can book a consultation with Alice who will provide guidance on targeting, methods of marketing, self-promotion and gives pointers on basic fee negotiation and the pros and cons of…

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In Conversation: John Vernon Lord and Chris Riddell

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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The award-winning author-illustrator is joined by Chris Riddell to reflect on our brand new exhibition which features extraordinary work for five books including Finnegan’s Wake, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Ulysses. Together they will take time to decode the pen and ink drawings which are rich with metaphor, pattern and codes, teasing out their meaning and luxuriating in the craft. Full details

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Professional Development Day

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
House of Illustration 2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
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Designed for recent graduates, MA students and early-career illustrators, this full day of quick-fire sessions will be packed with practical advice and information about different aspects of the illustration profession. Topics include pitching, working in education and curating illustration and will be delivered by House of illustration staff plus guest speakers Joy Miessi, Tori Truslow and Handsome Frank’s co-founder Tom Robinson.…

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Beginners hand Lettering Workshop with Lana Hughes

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Old Bank Vault 283 Hackney Road
London, E2 8NA United Kingdom
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Come along and join AOI Member Lana Hughes at The Old Bank Vault this summer to take part in her beginners Hand Lettering workshop. This workshop will consist of a brief introduction into the basics of hand lettering, how to get started, how to build letterforms & create beautiful lettering - whilst learning about the equipment used to write in…

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