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Maria is a children’s illustrator, born in London and now living on the west coast of Scotland.
Since graduating with an MA in Children’s Book Illustration she has illustrated many books including You Can Draw Brilliant Pictures which was written and published in 2020.
She is passionate about the power that words and pictures have in inspiring a lifelong love of reading, and believes that everyone can draw!
Her experience includes working with children with additional support needs.
Invite her to your school/library/boathouse/field and she can... • Run drawing workshops with a focus on building confidence and having fun. • Talk about the work of an illustrator and how picture books are made. • Adapt a session to suit a theme of your choice, or to fit in with specific needs.
Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian
Events can deliver
Live drawing; Talk; Workshop
Audience can work with
Adult learners; English as an additional language (EAL); Intergenerational learning; Adults with additional support needs; Reluctant readers; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)