PICTURE BOOK MAKING
WORKSHOP WITH SAM ARTHUR FROM NOBROW AND FLYING EYE BOOKS
Learn some of the tricks of the trade from publisher Sam Arthur. Throughout the day Sam will lead participants through a process of making a picture book from scratch by hand. In doing so you will pick up some invaluable insights into the way Nobrow works with artists and illustrators and how they go about creating some of the loveliest visual books around.
Admission: Free event | booking will be open one week before workshop starts.
Sam Arthur is a founding partner and Director of Nobrow set up in 2008 as a narrative & graphic art publishing platform. Sam studied Graphic Design at Central Saint Martins and went on to direct commercials, music videos and short films before setting up Nobrow. Sam has seen the company grow from the two original founding partners to 15 employees with two offices, HQ in London and a sales office in New York. They currently publish around 35 books per year under two imprints: Nobrow (for adults) and Flying Eye Books (for children) and both are distributed all over the world. Their books include award-winning titles as well as critically acclaimed publications that define the picture book and art-comic genre.
Sam is also co-founder of the East London Comics & Arts Festival (ELCAF) now in it’s 7th year. Sam sits on the board of directors of the Association of Illustrators an independent professional body representing the interests of illustrators all over the world.