Draw Your Own Superhero
Uncover the origins and evolution of your favourite comic superheroes and learn how to design and illustrate your very own
Top comic artist
Gary Erskine and Mhairi Stewart from Perfect Spiral team up to uncover the
origins and evolution of our favourite comic superheroes and will show you how
to design and illustrate your very own.
Ever noticed how
Batman's shorts are much bigger in old comics? Or how Wonder Woman’s skirt is a
little longer? Did they look better then or now? Or just a little bit
different? We will show you how the costumes have changed with fashion and get
you to create your own superhero, or supervillain, and dress them in styles
Free tickets can be booked in advance - details to follow.
Gary Erskine is an illustrator and comic book
artist with over twenty years experience in the industry working with
characters like Spiderman, Dan Dare and Captain America. He also provides
concept design and storyboards for games, film and television as well as
material for Universities and Industry. He has been creating and delivering
workshops for schools and libraries for 15 years, encouraging people to create
art in all forms.
Dr Mhairi Stewart is a molecular biologist. Her aim
is to enthuse children and the public with a love for science and design.
Mhairi additionally writes graphic fiction and short stories and contributes to
creative writing and sequential narrative and comic book workshops.