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I Am Making Art

Comic Stories

I Am Making Art

Comic Stories

Image courtesy Jazz Thompson

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Let your imagination fly and create your own narrative in this comic book making workshop led by illustrator Jazz Thompson.

This session explores traditional drawing and image making techniques, with a focus on story development.

It is suitable for all ages and drawing abilities.

I Am Making Art

These monthly activity sessions are led by artists and take place in the Spike Island Café. Visitors of all ages and abilities can try out new techniques and approaches to making art, from drawing and painting to collage, sculpture and animation and are invited to drop in any time during the session.

Jazz Thompson

Jazz Thompson is a Bristol-based illustrator and designer. Her practice has specific focus on telling stories of people and places and she works regularly as a live sketch artist and visual journalist; live sketching conferences and festivals and designing infographics for reports and books. She is an experienced political cartoonist for magazines, conveying a political, cultural or social stance in a way that is smart, sensitive and engaging. She is also a regular workshop facilitator and is currently a youth board member and featured artist at Rising Arts Agency.