Yes, we got some Zebra brush pens for our winners (and made them some little certificates).
There were loads of great ones to choose from. Thanks to our judges, and thanks to everyone who drew coasters for us — at the Melbourne monthly comics meet, at the Stanleys conference and on Coaster Day!
Now get to your local, steal some blank coasters and start drawing for next year!
This year’s Coaster Day was another fantastic one! We got almost 300 coasters in the end — that’s most of them up there!
Tomorrow, Sunday Dec 1, we invite you to come on back to the studio and hang out in the afternoon for our Coaster Show Closing/Chanukah Party. Trifle and dreidels will mingle in equal measure as we kick back, drink beers and, finally, award (small, friendly) prizes to the very most coastertastic artists!
Join us from 12 to 5pm! We’ll do the awardy part around 1pm.
Mark your calendars!
Ladies Drawing Auxiliary: Champagne Edition
Thursday 28 November, 7pm
The final LDA for the year! Another Ladies only drawing-fest (Men are welcome to gather at the Victoria Hotel across the road).
Got a Christmas drawing you need to get done? A gift, a card? Get yourself down to Squishface Studio.
Further to preparing for Christmas we will be offering a glass of champagne to ease us into the silly season.
Sarah might even make trifle.
Squishface Coaster Show Closing/Chanukah Party
Sunday December 1, 12-5pm
Sunday December 1 is the last day of the Coaster Show! We got 282 coasters from dozens and dozens of artists, and on Dec 1 we’ll give out some little prizes, light the chanukiah*, spin the dreidel and have our year-end drinks at the studio. Join us!
* I can’t promise a chanukiah.
I am illustrating a book for Duncan Campbell, about the world of the pastry chef. I was really keen to draw macaroons, so I came up with this idea! Here are the steps I took to do the drawing, starting with the quick, messy sketch.