Friday 19 th November - Porteous Juniper Green - 7.30 pm
The Art of Illustration
Join award-winning graphic novel duo Metaphrog, aka Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, in an illustrated Zoom talk about graphic novels and the creative process. John & Sandra will share some of the secrets of making comics and present their latest fairy tale adaptations: The Red Shoes and Other Tales, The Little Mermaid and Bluebeard. There will be a Q&A and discussion with the audience. Children and adults all welcome! Metaphrog are Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, winners of The Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards Best Visual Artist. They have received multiple Eisner Award nominations and critical acclaim for their Louis series and Louis – Night Salad was Highly Commended for the Scottish Children’s Book Awards. They were writers in Residence at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2015. Their latest graphic novels are THE RED SHOES AND OTHER TALES, THE LITTLE MERMAID (Excelsior Award Junior winner 2018) and BLUEBEARD: A Feminist Fairy Tale.
Winners of The Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards Best Visual Artist
Details of how to get books at special discount prices will follow - excellent Christmas gifts!
Monday 15 th - Monday 22 nd November