Adult Masterclass: Mrs Noah’s Collage

Discover how to use collage to make stunning picture book illustrations, with James Mayhew

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Come and discover how printing, painting, tearing, cutting and scribbling have transformed James Mayhew’s practice as illustrator, especially for the award-nominated book Mrs Noah’s Pockets.

Using myths and legends as a theme, this practical and fun masterclass explores composition, form and drama in picture books, through the process and experiment of collage.

About the tutor: 

From the best-selling Katie series, to Ella Bella Ballerina, Gaspard the Fox and now Mrs Noah’s Pockets, James Mayhew has been creating books for children for 30 years. James also works with a variety of musicians and symphony orchestras, developing and presenting classical concerts that incorporate traditional story-telling, and art created live on stage. He has won several awards, including the New York Times award for one of the ten best illustrated books of the year, in 1994. He lives in Suffolk, where the big skies and gentle light are perfect for illustrating. Find our more


Tickets Price Number Total price
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Adult ticket with gift aid£66.00 £66.00
Adult ticket£60.00 £60.00
Concession/Over 65/Friend Ticket with Gift Aid£60.50 £60.50
Concession/Over 65/Friend Ticket£55.00 £55.00

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