“We feel our work is not good enough, but who is deciding what’s good enough?” - LDC founder Nicola Streeten at the Angouleme International Comics Festival 2017. In 2017, at the biggest comic festival in Europe, all 30 award nominees for the lifetime award were male. In fact, in its 43 year history up to … Continue reading Why Do We Have a Women-Only Award & Residency?
My name is Eleanor Hollindrake and I am an artist from Bradford. I am fairly new to the world of writing and drawing comics but I am currently working on a couple of quirky all ages’ books involving plenty of fun and dragons. I have a Tumblr where I blog some of the things that … Continue reading Laydeez Do Comics: Saturday 27th June, Hebden Bridge
Hi there! I’m Rowan Manning and I’m lucky enough to be the blogger for LDC London February 2015. I’m a developer by trade, I spend my week days making websites look pretty; but I love illustration and keep a regular diary comic which boosts my creativity. This is my fourth Laydeez, and it’s easily the … Continue reading Laydeez Do Comics: London, February 2015
I am James Norris, I am an artist and there is some information about me at the end of the post. I was invited to blog for the Laydeez do Comics Leeds meeting on Monday 17th November that boasted talks by Rikke Hollænder, Miss Heather and Lizzie Boyle. Each of these talks were delightful in … Continue reading Laydeez do Comics Leeds, November 17th by James Norris
Hi! I’m Pete Hindle, the blogger for the September 2014 London edition of “Laydeez Do Comics”. I’m an artist and part-time writer, living in rural Bedfordshire, and I’ve been coming to LDC for about a year now. Returning after the summer break, this was the second Laydeez do Comics at the new Foyles location. The … Continue reading London Laydeez Do Comics, September 2014
I am Simone Lia. I am a comics artist and illustrator and the author of Fluffy and Please God Find Me a Husband! Both published by Jonathan Cape. You can find out more about me and my work from my website and blog http://www.simonelia.com I was invited to be the guest blogger for the big birthday...What better to … Continue reading Laydeez do comics are 5
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Hi, I'm Fiona Marchbank and I work as a freelance Illustrator and Designer and do comics projects for fun on the side. I was asked to guest blog at the Laydeez do Comics Leeds in November. I will say in advance, I've had a bit of time left alone with the sketches I did on … Continue reading Laydeez do Comics Leeds, 25 Nov 2013
First up - Rachael Ball Illustrator, comic book artist and blogger. Rachael Ball began her webcomic 'The Inflatable Woman' after treatment following a diagnosis of breast cancer. At her Laydeez do comics presentation, she described how her zoo keeper, Dr Doolittle-like heroine 'Iris Pink-Percy' came about. The story is "loosely based" on the author's own experience, Iris too has … Continue reading Laydeez do Comics London, May 2013
Laydeez Do Comics Leeds: January, 2013by Christine ChettleAs in November, I was struck by the diversity of the attendees at Laydeez Do Comics. The audience was of a range of ages and interests: as well as comic artists, there was an intriguing mix of students, chefs, illustrators, academics, and a whole lot more. The speakers … Continue reading Laydeez Do Comics Leeds January 2013