Monthly Archives: October 2019

October News Round-up!

It’s a busy month so let’s dive right into what we’ve been/are going to be up to!

Claire Hubbard’s Wild Lives on Kickstarter!

Claire Hubbard currently has a new comic funding on Kickstarter.  It’s called Wild Lives and is a collection of comics inspired by wild animals and the interesting ways they live their lives!  It looks gorgeous and you can check it out here.

From Wild Lives by Claire Hubbard

Edward Ross at Portobello Book Festival – 5th October

Edward Ross is chairing an event at Portobello Book Festival about representations of scientists in children’s picture books with Melissa Terras who’s written a book called Picture Book Professors. It’s on Saturday 5th October at 2pm in Portobello Baptist Church Hall. Edward will also be discussing his own work illustrating science based comics.  The annual festival is entirely run by volunteers and everything is free – check out the website for more events.

Steven Ingram illustrates Nae Danger

Steven Ingram recently illustrated a resource for YouthLink Scotland’s No Knives Better Lives campaign.  Called Nae Danger, it is a young person’s bystander guide to understanding how to safely intervene in a situation when someone you know is carrying a knife.  The book is available to download from the No Knives Better Lives website.

From Nae Danger, a No Lives Better Lives resource illustrated by Steven Ingram

Inktober!

It’s that time of year again where artists torture themselves by posting new drawings every day for the month of October.  A bunch of ELC artists are taking part and here’s where you can find them all:

Ell J Walker – Twitter, Instagram
Aimee Lockwood – Twitter, Instagram
Craig Cunningham – Twitter, Instagram
Stephen Goodall – Twitter, Instagram
Zu Dominiak – Twitter, Instagram
Erin H Rea – Twitter, Instagram
Edward Ross – Twitter, Instagram