Learn to draw CARTOONS...LIVE!

Fun and educational cartoon events for all ages with John Byrne, from Private Eye, The Stage, CBeebies and Nickelodeon TV
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About John Byrne:
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, John divides his time between producing cartoons and writing children's books for a variety of national publications and book companies, and teaching others to discover their own cartooning skills via his popular live workshops.
His books range from joke books, to practical books on developing creative skills for fun and also as career options. Titles include ''The Ultimate Joke Handbook' (Puffin Books), 'The Bullybusters Joke Book' (Random House) and in the latter category 'Drawing Cartoons that Sell' (Harper Collins) Writing Comedy and 'A Dancer's Guide to Getting Work' (both A&C Black). He has also written several educational books for developing countries for Macmillan Education.
A former Communications Officer for UNICEF in Malawi, Central Africa, John has also taught creative skills at several third level and adult education centres ranging from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama to The National Museum of Cartoon Art (where he was resident tutor).He has demonstrated cartooning on TV for BBC, Nickelodeon-touring the UK to launch the Nicktoons channel-and on chat shows and game shows such as Open House with Gloria Hunniford and The Revelation Game (both for Channel FIVE).
John is currently studying for the Advanced Certificate in Career Guidence at Canterbury University.
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Corporate Clients include:
BBC Club, BBC Training/Legal Online, Parentalk, Northern Ireland Children's Commissioner (NICCY)
Care for the Family, Arthritis Care, National Eczema Society
Library and Festival Clients include:
Bexley Libraries, Blackburn Libraries, Bradford Libraries, Wandsworth Libraries
Brighton Libraries,The Big Draw Festival (Nationwide), Edinburgh Book Festival
Cheltenham Literary Festival, Words by the Water Festival, Northern Book Fesitval
Big Book Bash, Derby, London Comedy Festival, Mole Valley Arts Festival
John's Cartoons have appeared in many publications including:
Private Eye,The Stage,The Bookseller,Third Force Now,Christian Herald,The Guardian,
The Spectator,The Irish Post,Voluntary Sector,Christianity,Youthwork,Intercom,The Tablet
Media Week,Young Performer