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SUMMER SCHOOLS for £12 a day!

Are we mad! We must be, because all our summer school dates are running at £12 or cheaper a day!


Published: 2014-07-03


Hi dudes and dudettes!

So summer is here and you have all been asking what we have planned! So we can finally start revealing ..!

We have summer school dates running in Cardiff!

We are supper excited about running Manga workshops in Newport for the first time!

We are just sorting out our Swansea dates, so stay tuned!

Hey! We might even be in Bristol!

Keep watching our shop for more info!

Published: 2014-07-03

Manga Workshops

In our Manga workshop you will be taught construction techniques to strengthen your artwork and how to pose your Manga characters. You will explore how to draw Manga and Chibi heads including facial expressions. After developing your skills in the use of ProMarkers, you will go on to work on authentic imported Manga Comic paper to create a final illustration using our ProMarkers and highlighting in Posca pens.

Want to see more!

Published: 2014-03-19

Digital Painting workshops now for adults!

Lots of people have asked, so here you have it. Digital Painting for adults!

This cutting edge Digital Painting course is for people that want to learn to develop their skills in creating, painting or colouring artwork on a computer.

More advanced artists will go on to explore: · painting with masks and selection areas · colouring ink lines · creating custom brushes · painting in values (black and white) and then adding colour layers

Book soon, this is sure to fill up quick!

Published: 2014-03-19

Films nominated for international awards five years running!

Once again, and for the fifth year running, young people who have produced films at turnip starfish workshops have been nominated for international awards! This year two films have been nominated for awards at the Zoom International Youth Film Festival which will be held between the 17th and 21st March 2014. Both of these films were created at First Campus workshops and we thank them for their continued support in raising young people's aspirations in South Wales.

Elin had her film The Adventures of the Boy and the Bear nominated in Best Animation age category 8 - 13. Well done Elin and good luck!

see film - The adventures of the boy and the bear

Sarah has had her film Snail nominated in Best Animation age category 14 - 19. This is a fantastic achievement, well done Sarah!

see film - Snail

We wish all the nominees a fantastic night at the awards ceremony and well done to everyone that was nominated!

Published: 2014-03-10

Animation workshops

At our animation workshop you will be taught to storyboard, character design, build your characters and animate your ideas! You will use HD industry animation technology to animate your film and be taught by the animation directors of Turnip Starfish. It doesn't matter if you are new to animation or experienced, we have taught people that have gone on to animate at Disney, Aardman and many other animation studios across Britain! WANT TO SEE MORE.

Published: 2014-02-21

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Published: 2014-02-13

FREE drawing tutorials!

Have you seen our new FREE drawing tutorials? Go and see Lexémon draw Elsa and Anna from Disney's Frozen or Turnip Nick draw one of his dwarf warriors! SEE TUTORIALS

Published: 2014-02-10

Pay by VISA, MasterCard or PayPal !

Our shop will now except payments directly by VISA, MasterCard as well as through PayPal accounts. Just select the 'Pay with a debit or credit card' selection in the PayPal shop.

Published: 2014-01-13