Neptune, circa 1504-5, black chalk and charcoal by Leonardo da Vinci. To be on display at The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing exhibitions plans announced for 2019

If you’re a comic artist or illustrator seeking some inspiration, then you may be interested to learn that twelve galleries and museums across the UK are to launch simultaneous Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing exhibitions in February 2019, followed by two further exhibitions at The Queen’s Galleries in London and Edinburgh. Leonardo da VinciContinue reading Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing exhibitions plans announced for 2019

Comic artist Oliver East - and friend at Manchester Museum. Image courtesy Manchester Museum

Doing the Elephant Walk – Oliver East Steps Out for Lakes Festival Project

  Comics artist Oliver East is getting set to retrace the steps of a legendary Victorian walk with an elephant from Edinburgh to Manchester this week, for “Take Me Back to Manchester” – a project commissioned by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and Manchester Museum. One of Manchester Museum’s prize exhibits is the skeletonContinue reading Doing the Elephant Walk – Oliver East Steps Out for Lakes Festival Project

Manchester Art Gallery to host Zine Fair and publication launch

(With thanks to Matt Badham): Manchester Art Gallery is to host a Zine Fair and the launch of a new publication, Dreams Without Frontiers, on Thursday 31st January. Running fom 5 – 8.45pm, this is the first time the Gallery has hosted a zine fair, which will feature stalls around the ground floor selling self-publishedContinue reading Manchester Art Gallery to host Zine Fair and publication launch