Ringo the Possum returns home from the CYA Conference

This weekend I went to the CYA Conference (Children and Young Adults Writers and Illustrators Conference) here in Brisbane. Thanks to Tina and Ally for organising. It was great to be able to network and meet fellow creatives, and to also be able to talk to publishers and published writers/illustrators.   There were also a variety of workshops to attend to […]

Picture Book Workshop with Katherine Battersby

Last weekend I travelled over to Toowoomba to take part in a one day Picture Book workshop with author/illustrator Katherine Battersby.  Katherine is the creator of the adorable little Squish Rabbit picture book series, and as I could relate to creating cute little characters I knew this would be a workshop truly inspiring. Katherine had put […]

Storyboard Completed for the SWARA Cartoon Workshop

All the brilliant ideas that had been created by the clients has now been finalised into a storyboard for the Faulty Wires sci-fi story comic book.  With the story now in a sequential form we can begin to create the characters and their costumes and all the artwork for the pages.  It’s planning to be a collage […]

Cartoon & Creative Writing Workshop at SWARA, Brisbane

I have recently begun art & craft volunteering at SWARA.  SWARA, Sunshine Welfare & Remedial Association is a multi-diagnostic disability centre in Brisbane.  Clients here can undertake a range of exciting crafts from baking, iron work, pottery and singing and dancing to name a few. When I started there was already some work begun on a piece of creative […]