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Draw Me A Story at The Story Museum

Over the Easter break I’ve been back volunteering at the Story Museum in Oxford where they have a new exhibition celebrating the work of six illustrators. 707 more words


Books And Authors Who Coloured My Childhood - Part 3 - Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!

The BFG!

George’s Marvellous Medicine!

The Twits!

The Witches!

Oh I could go on!

I loved Roald Dahl! I am sure pretty much all of us would have been in some contact with Dahl’s work, whether it be by reading, or watching certain rather popular films! 374 more words


More art inspiration and recent pieces of work... 

Today when I had a spare 5 minutes, I dug out a few more pieces that I’ve made recently in my sketchbook and on A3 cartridge and sugar paper. 239 more words

The Crocodile

A poem from Roald Dahl’s Dirty Beasts with an illustration by Quentin Blake.  Taken from The Roald Dahl Treasury, a handsome collection of pieces written by Dahl and published by Jonathan Cape. 174 more words

Quentin Blake

Tell Me a Picture/Following My Paint Brush

Tell Me a Picture
Quentin Blake
Frances Lincoln Children’s Books
Subtitled Adventures in looking at art, this excellent book introduces its readers to twenty six paintings that were Quentin Blake’s choice for an exhibition that was held at the National Gallery in 2001. 656 more words

Picture Books

Exploring pictures from the past

Faversham! Bicycle! False teeth! No, it’s not a strange word game, but some of the searches I randomly carried out at a major arts-meets-tech launch in Cardiff this week (March 31, 2015). 414 more words


Roald Dahl Day - Revolting Recipes

In September pupils in Year 7 and 8 took part in a Revolting Recipes competition to celebrate Roald Dahl Day and the 50th anniversary of his novel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. 40 more words