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Let’s Make Some Great Art Animals

with Marion Deuchars for the BIG DRAW

Sun 10 October 2021

FREE (museum entrance fee applies, booking essential)
For children aged 3-7years and one adult

11am – 12pm

Join award winning children’s book illustrator and author Marion Deuchars for a mini masterclass.

Make some great art animals – from koalas to elephants, frogs to dogs. Get drawing, colouring, cutting and sticking to make your animals to take home with you.

British illustrator and author Marion Deuchars publishes beautifully illustrated children’s books and has created her own globally recognised style of hand lettering.

Graduating with a distinction from the Royal College of Art in 1981, Marion went on to co-form an art and design studio. Her output has seen projects that span across corporate literature, publishing, editorial, packaging, advertising, web, brand development, craft and interior design. Marion’s work with major design and advertising agencies include commercial clients Royal Mail Stamps, Carluccio’s and the Imperial War Museum, resulting in gold and silver awards at the Art Director’s Club New York and four D&AD pencils.

Her ‘Let’s Make Some Great Art’ series of art activity books for Laurence King Publishing have won numerous awards and translated into 22 languages.

She has also written and illustrated many picture books, including; Bob the Artist  about a Blackbird who finds his true self through the power of art.

Born in Scotland, Marion now lives and works in North London. She is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and a Royal Designer for Industry.

Please note: all adults and children over 11 years old unless exempt, are required to wear face masks throughout the building, including during workshops. This is to protect our staff and other visitors, particularly those who are clinically vulnerable.

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