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.

Dulwich Books Workshops. ‘Can’t Draw? Can Draw!’

Time moves so quickly and already it is Dulwich Books Literary Festival and my workshops 31st October, and I am so looking forward to it!! Its Halloween as well, what a great opportunity to create some fabulous spooky halloween monsters.

Lucky me another school visit as an Author Illustrator

Oh boy! Am I the lucky one, I have been asked back to visit St John’s Primary School in Gravesend next week. That’s great! I must have been doing something right!! I get such a buzz out of my school visits … Continue reading

‘Can’t Draw, Can Draw!’ Workshop with Miko

Dulwich Books have done it again as they sponsor the Dulwich Literary Festival. So many brilliant happenings going on, I really don’t know how Sheila O’Reilly and her team manage to get it together AND run a very successful bookshop. A bonus … Continue reading

Take a virtual video tour of Miko’s Open Studio!

We have just had a couple of exhausting, but thoroughly enjoyable weekends. As part of the prestigious Dulwich Festival 20th Anniversary, I was asked to run a few cartoon workshops, to which I agreed. While I was at it, would … Continue reading

Our very own Creative Cartoon Club ‘Story Lab Summer Reading Challenge 2012’ Poster

Isn’t that just great? The good folk at Woking Library put up a poster advertising our ‘Draw Your Own Comic Strips’ workshop. Cool huh? It worked as well, we had loads of young talent attending the workshop. I’ll be posting … Continue reading

Lucky Little Paxton gets an author illustrator school visit from Miko!

Only three days to go to my visit to a wonderful school in Cambridgeshire….. ….and I just can’t wait!! The school is Little Paxton Primary School, in, oddly enough, in Little Paxton. I’ve never been to Little Paxton and I’ve … Continue reading

Whoops a daisy! Miko is attacked by a wobbly flip chart!

Wow! Am I lucky! I am lined up for a visit to St James Junior School in Gloucester!

On Thursday of this week, 27th September, I am lucky enough to be visiting St James Junior School in Gloucester. We will be creating some fantastic drawings together, combined with amazing ideas for their books!! Isn’t that just great? (Click … Continue reading

As you know by now...

I’ve been invited to run a Comic Strip Workshop at Woking Library…

As you know by now… or maybe you haven’t been paying attention! Well, sit up at the back there and listen!

Miko's how to draw using shapes workshop

Cartoon workshops cover literacy and numeracy???

What a great school Aylesford School – Sports College is. I enjoyed my first visit earlier this year and expect to have even more fun this time. I will be running my usual workshops for young people, with emphasis on … Continue reading

Great! Two days of Out of School drawing workshops for young people.

Cartoon and Illustration Workshops and Manga Drawing Workshops Really looking forward to two more days of workshops for Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. We’ll be running two different sessions ‘Cartoon and Illustration Workshops’ and ‘Manga Drawing Workshops’. The first … Continue reading