Thought Bubble Workshops for Young Creatives

22 September 2018

Leeds Arts University are sponsoring and partnering with Thought Bubble Comic Convention on Saturday 22 September 2018. Our Vernon Street building will open to run a series of free workshops and activities for 3 to 18 year olds from our Young Creatives team.

Activities on the fringe of Leeds Thought Bubble Comic Con 2018:

  • Experimental superheroes (7 - 18 year olds)
    Join some friendly students from the Leeds Arts University Illustration degree for an experimental workshop focusing on colour, texture and collage. Come along to this free drop in event to design and create your own awesome superhero! Materials will be provided.
  • Draw your own comic character (7 - 18 year olds)
    Design and draw your own character, give them a name, some character traits and prepare their stories and adventures.
  • Design your own comic storyboard (7 - 18 year olds)
    A story starts somewhere, in a room, in the park bring it all out of your imagination and sequence their life.
  • 3D model making (7 - 18 year olds)
    Render into a three dimensional character, give them form, expressions.
  • Contribute to the (possibly) largest page of a comic in Leeds (7 - 18 year olds)
    Collaborate your artistry on what (might be) the largest comic page in town on that day: a floor-sized mega drawing.

  • All day drop-in session - Doctor Simpo Make-a-Monster construction kit (3 - 6 year olds)
    Please note, you do not have to book a place for this activity
    Have you ever read a book about or seen a cartoon about a monster and thought “I’d like a monster of my own”... Well now’s your chance! Come along to Vernon Street and pick up a Make-a-Monster kit! You may then display your monster as part of the Doctor Simpo, The Norms exhibition.

There are two sessions available. Please click on the below links to book:

10am - 12.30pm Workshops
1pm - 3.30pm Workshops - This session is now full

Numbers are limited and booking is essential. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Click here for directions to our Vernon Street building.

Find out more about our Doctor Simpo, The Norms exhibition and other Thought Bubble activities.

  • 22 September 2018
  • Leeds Arts University, Vernon Street, LS2 8PH (Get Directions)