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A Comics Anthology of Top-notch Creators Sharing Their Hidden Talents Via 1-page 9-panel Comics!
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    In this 45 minute Skype tutorial, you and Lucy Sullivan will study hands, eyes, noses, your environment & draw each other’s portraits utilizing blind or contour drawing techniques.

    Lucy is an Artist, Author & 2D Animator based in London. Before moving into comics she taught Observational Drawing at a number of UK universities for over a decade. Lucy has Co-Directed & Animated music videos for Coldcut & One Eskimo and designed & drawn Pre-Visuals and illustrated backgrounds for Film & Television. Her comics work includes self-published 1in4Zines, Dark Horse Comic’s Black Hammer among others. Her debut graphic novel Barking will be published by Unbound in March 2020.

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