Live Drawing, Manga Drawing and Digital Painting are all live now in the shop for November and December! - MORE
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(my son) really enjoyed the class today. Thanks for making him feel welcome and is just what he needed for both art skills and confidence. Definitely booking on again !Mark Thomas – Facebook – 20/10/18
The team at Turnip Starfish have been having fun directing and producing animation for TV since 1999. See some of latest animation here! Maybe we can help you?
We also run animation workshops, manga and cartoon drawing workshops, digital painting workshops and more in South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bristol and beyond. Give us a buzz and maybe we can come to you!
Hey! How cool is this...
You can now book workshops for October half term!
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A whole new academic year has arrived. We are supper pumped from an amazing summer of academies and summer schools! So to kick off the fun our September dates are live!
September dates - MORE
For those of you who just want to be creative all summer, our Summer Academy dates are now live! Please go to the SHOP for more info...
Animation Summer Academy 6th-10th August 2018 - MORE
Animation Summer Academy 13th-17th August 2018 - MORE
Manga Summer Academy 13th-17th August 2018 - MORE
Manga Summer Academy 20th-24th August 2018 - MORE
Don't miss out...
At last I hear you cry...
Project Animation - Easter 2018
Project Manga Drawing - Easter 2018
are FINALLY here!
New year and about time we had a NEW SHOWREEL!
We know it has been a long time, but finally we created a new showreel. We hope you enjoy.
See the SHOWREEL
Our january dates are live! and they make amazing unique gifts.
See our SHOP now for more information
We are supper exciting to be at Film and Comic Con Cardiff again this year!
Remember to visit us and say hello on September the 23rd and 24th in Cardiff Motor Point Arena
Film and Comic Con Cardiff - MORE
Hi everyone! After an awesome summer full of workshops we are all excited about the new terms workshops!
We have Manga Drawing Workshops and Digital Painting Workshops for all our amazing young artists - MORE
and for everyone else we have the Life Drawing class and lecture plus the Digital Painting for the 16+ Adult group - MORE
We are delighted to have been nominated for the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Arts and Culture Award’ at the Youth Engagement and Participation Celebration Event 2017 by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. Well done team Turnip!
You have been asking for a while, so now we have launched our new 16+ Adult drawing classes.
This taught life drawing class will start with a half hour lecture on drawing structure and anatomy by respected drawing lecturer Nick Price.
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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.
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.
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
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.