Keep up to date with workshops, talks and events I’m running across Australia.


1 August – 6 September 2019 – Sydney and Regional NSW Children’s Book ‘Week’ Tour

I’ll be running illustration talks and workshops in schools throughout NSW. Interested in booking me to visit your school? Contact my agent, Young Australia.

1 September – Ollie and Augustus (Picture Book) released.

My picture book with Walker Books Australia is released. From September through till January I’ll be organising book launches, bookshop signings, workshops and talks in NSW and WA. If you’d like me to visit your bookshop in NSW please contact me. If you’d like to book a school or library visit in NSW please contact Young Australia.

9 September – Draw the Line: Drawing in Picture Book Illustration (Adult Workshop)

Join me at Liverpool City Library, NSW for an introduction to illustration drawing. Explore character design and the step-by-step approach to creating an illustration from concept to completion.
This free workshop is for adults. Booking is essential.
Register at Liverpool City Library.

21 September – Ollie and Augustus Book Launch at Berkelouw Books Leichhardt

Join me and the team at Berkelouw Books in launching Ollie and Augustus. This launch includes a hands-on sessions for kids followed by nibblies and drinks. From 2pm – 3pm. Books available for purchase and signing on the day. More information to come.

5 October – Make and Create: Creative Drawing in Picture Books at Marrickville Library and Pavilion

Join me in an adult introductory course exploring children’s book art.
Discover methods for designing characters, creative drawing systems and the step-by-step process in creating an illustration.
I’ll discusses the process for working with publishers, developing a portfolio and using social media.
Register at this link.

9 October – Ollie and Augustus Book Launch at the Children’s Bookshop at Beecroft

Join the amazing bookshop team, Paul and Beth MacDonald, in launching Ollie and Augustus. This launch includes a hands-on illustration workshop for kids followed by nibblies and drinks. From 9am – 12:30pm. Booking is essential. Books available for purchase and signing on the day. More information to come.

28 September – 14 October – Ollie and Augustus NSW Holiday Tour

I’ll be giving talks and workshops in Sydney libraries. Contact my agent, Young Australia, to book me.

31 October – Bunbury Illustration Workshop, WA.

I’ll be giving a children’s workshop on designing characters and picture book ideas themed on my picture book, Ollie and Augustus. Further information coming soon.

30 October – 30 November – Ollie and Augustus WA Tour

I’ll be giving talks and workshops in libraries and schools. If you’d like me to visit your school in Perth, the South West or Great Southern please contact me.

14 November – Bridgetown Book Launch (Ollie and Augustus)

Join me in celebrating the launch of my new book at the Bridgetown Library. Arrive at 5pm for a 5:20pm launch. Signed books for sale on the night. Drinks and nibblies available.
Where: Bridgetown Regional Library, 75 Steere St, Bridgetown.
When: Thursday 14 November from 5pm – 6pm.
RSVP: Please email the library library@bridgetown.wa.gov.au