Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Edit Basket Go to Checkout
Select Currency: $ £
Signed Books and Copies
Animators Survival Kit
Wolf Border
enCounter Culture

Illustration Day at Foyles - A day of artist talks and workshops in the Gallery at Foyles

Saturday 16th June 2012 10am - 5:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Chargeable Event

In this full day of demonstrations, talks and workshops, ticket holders will have the chance to meet and work alongside some of the illustration world's most inspirational and well-known names. Hear artist and designer David Gentleman discussing his distinguished career; make a collage with children's illustrator Mark Hearld; find out celebrated comic journalist Paul Gravett's take on 'The Pleasures of Reading Comics', plus much more. You'll leave the day with your own comic strip, mini collage and more.

 

- 10.30am: Narrative life drawing with up-and-coming graphic novelist Karrie Fransman (below left)

- 11.30am: Renowned illustrator David Gentleman discusses his new book London, You're Beautiful and talks about his long and varied career

- 12.30pm: Create your own mini collage masterpiece with celebrated collage artist Mark Hearld

- 1.30pm: Lunch

- 2.15pm: Create your own mini collage masterpiece with celebrated collage artist Mark Hearld

- 3.15pm: Journalist, broadcaster and pivotal figure from the British indie comic scene Paul Gravett talks about 'The Pleasures of Reading Comics'

- 4.15pm: Simone Lia (below right), author of comics such as Golden Lions, hosts a 'make a comic in an hour class'

Karrie Simone Lia

Venue: The Gallery at Foyles, Third Floor, Charing Cross Road

Time: 16th June 2012 (10am - 5.30pm)

Tickets: £8, concessions £6. Reserve your place for the whole day by adding the required number of tickets to your basket below. Please note that no physical tickets will be issued: the email confirmation you receive is proof of your booking. Ticket holders will receive a complementary coffee and croissant from the Café at Foyles.

(Please note that your chargeable full-day ticket includes the talks and the workshops, including relevant materials, and space for these is limited. Additional seats are available for the talks by David Gentleman and Paul Gravett. If you wish to attend only these there is no charge, but please email events@foyles.co.uk and specify which talk(s) you would like to see.)

 

Part of the Foyles Sketching the City season. See the full programme here.

Reviews

Leave a review

Related Items

1001 Comic Books: You Must Read ...
(Paperback)
Cassell Illustrated; Paul Gravett
 
£20.00
£16.00
20%
The House That Groaned
(Paperback)
Karrie Fransman
 
£14.99
£11.99
20%
A First Book of Nature
(Hardback)
Nicola Davies; Mark Hearld
£15.99
£12.79
20%
London, You're Beautiful: An Artist's...
(Paperback)
David Gentleman
 
£20.00
£16.00
20%
Latest Blog
Judging a debut novel award
27/04/2015

Jonathan Ruppin, a judge for debut novel award the Desmond Elliott Prize, looks at why literary awards for first-time writers are so important and explains why the criteria are a little different from other prizes.

GUEST BLOG: A rolling Stoner
25/04/2015

Frances Macmillan, Senior Editor at Vintage Classics, looks at how John Williams' Stoner, published 50 years ago, was rescued from obscurity and eventually became acknowledged as a 20th-century classic.

GUEST BLOG: The great book giveaway
23/04/2015

Elizabeth Fremantle, whose novel Queen's Gambit is on of the 20 being given away all over Britain today by volunteers for World Book Night, reveals how she first got involved as a volunteer.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd