Category Archives: Workshops

Want to learn how to draw from a professional? Cartoonist and illustrator Mik Brown (a.k.a. Miko) is available to give live workshops on “how to draw.”

– illustration or cartoon drawing
– for children or adults
– visits to schools, libraries, art galleries, or other venues

Find out how the schools visits and library visits work, read the blog posts below to view samples of student work and find out about past or upcoming workshops.

Nothing planned for your area? Make it happen! Contact us to make arrangements for Mik to give a drawing workshop at your school, library, art gallery or other venue.


Sports Cartoon Workshop at Caterham Valley Library

Wow! I have to say thank you to Sarah and team at Caterham Valley Library for making me so welcome. And a special thank you to the young people who attended my Sports Cartoon Workshop I’ll be putting up some of … Continue reading

The Creative Cartoon Club workshops at The Dulwich Picture Gallery

I must be doing something right…. Welcome to another term of Creative Cartoon Club workshops at The Dulwich Picture Gallery. You know it’s such a great place to work from, I just love it. The gallery is full of creative … Continue reading

Caterham Festival, Creative Cartoon Drawing Workshops

I’m certainly looking forward to participating in the Caterham (Kent) Festival with our creative Cartoon Drawing Workshops. The workshop is all about sports related cartoons/illustrations for the London Olympics. If you can draw come along, if you feel you can’t … Continue reading

Coloured Caricature of Prince Charles

Creative Cartoon Club at The Dulwich Picture Gallery: we’re making self-portraits for Face Britain!

Well, I guess we are about half way through the course and I have been lucky enough to have some really talented students with me. There are one or two who I believe could make a career out of illustration … Continue reading

About the Creative Cartoon Club Workshop at Chelsea Library

What a great and successful day it was. Carrying out a Creative Cartoon Club Workshop in North Kensington Library in the morning and Chelsea Library in the afternoon. Surprisingly not that many attended both workshops, but that was more than … Continue reading

About the Book Week at Woodmansterne Primary School, Streatham

I was looking forward to the lovely children at Woodmansterne Primary School in Streatham… and that is certainly what I got, some very lovely children. They very kindly invited me to talk about and show some of my work as … Continue reading

About Craylands School, Author/Illustrator Book Week Visit

Author/Illustrator Book Week visits are always so much fun, and my visit to Craylands School was no exception. What a lovely crowd of very enthusiastic, positive and very able children. I think I held a workshop for every year in … Continue reading

Literature and Arts Festival in Truro, Cornwall

Any excuse to visit beautiful Cornwall. What better excuse than to be invited to participate in their Literature and Arts festival which is taking place in the grounds of Penair School. I’ll keep you updated, but in the meantime I … Continue reading

Craylands School, Author/Illustrator Book Week Visit

Another school to look forward to: I’ve been invited to make an Author/Illustrator Book Week Visit to Craylands School. Visiting schools must be about the most rewarding job on the planet. Apart from being a brain surgeon perhaps and naturally I … Continue reading

I still run around like a mad thing, but also spend time in a book.

World Book Week 2012 Availability

I still have some days available for World Book Week. I have written a good number of children’s books, mainly humorous and joke books. So I combine creative illustrating/cartooning and creative writing in my visits. Ideas are very important, so we … Continue reading