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Random Notes about Doodling, Sketching, Drawing, and Illustrating

An Afternoon talk and book signing with John Vernon Lord

Sun 22 September
2:00 pm
- 4:00 pm

£7

Join us to hear about Random Notes about Doodling, Sketching, Drawing, and Illustrating

The Talk

Enjoy an afternoon at the museum with legendary illustrator John Vernon Lord.

John will talk about his storied life and illustrious career, and his new publication ‘Random Notes about Doodling, Sketching, Drawing, and Illustrating.’

Copies of his new book will be available to purchase. Attendees are welcome to bring their own copies of John’s books to have signed.

Tea /coffee and a slice of our delicious cake is included in the ticket price.

The Speaker

John Vernon Lord (b. 1939) is an author, illustrator, and educator. Born in Glossop in Derbyshire. His best-known works include children’s book The Giant Jam Sandwich (1972) and his award-winning edition of The Nonsense Verse of Edward Lear (1984).

His Aesop’s Fables won the overall Victorian and Albert Museum Prize for illustration in 1990 and in 2018 for his illustrations in James Joyce’s Ulysses. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Brighton, having been Professor of Illustration there for many years.

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