Workshops And Presentations
Mark’s primary aim is to stimulate imagination and powers of observation.
Students discuss picture books and how stories and illustrations work together.
The workshops are structured to stimulate creativity and increase the student’s confidence in their own writing and illustrations.
The Picture Book Workshops are tailored for the different age groups.
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“In workshops we discuss picture books and how different writers and illustrators approach them. We also discuss endangered species and Australian history, the main themes that run through my books. We work together exploring line, shape, texture and different illustration styles, and discover ‘HOW TO TELL THE WHOLE STORY’ in your illustrations.”
“In a 60 minute presentation, we discuss picture books and how different writers and illustrators approach them. We also discuss endangered species and Australian history, the main themes that run through my books.
There are also STORIES ABOUT US – our history, our ancestors and our heroes.”
Storytelling sessions are 45 min. for mixed groups from pre-school and up.
They consist of stories from my books Migaloo, Little Dolphin, Journey of the Sea Turtle & ‘Where’s My Quoll Gone?’
Mark also tells stories about his childhood and his army hat!
Sessions all end with drawing, drawing, drawing!
Recent School Workshops
- Panmure MARC schools (Warnambool area),
- Yea MARC schools
- Buln Buln Primary School
- Scotch College Hawthorn
- Essendon Primary School
- Carey Grammer Secondary Collage Kew
- Carlton Primary School
- Port Lincoln Primary School
- Our Lady of Help Christians Primary School Eltham
- Casey Grammar Cranbourne
- Moama Primary School Apollo
- Parkways Primary School Greensborough
- Forest St. Primary School Ballarat
- Saint Paul's Bentleigh
- Kingswood College Box Hill,
- Saint Paul's Anglican Grammar Traralgon,
- Newborough Primary School
- St Mary's Greensborough,
- Epping Primary School
- Saint Louis Primary School Aspendale
- Overnewton Anglican Community College Keilor
- Pembroke College Kensington Park SA,
- Saint Paul's Anglican Grammar Warragul,
- Saint Thomas More's Primary School Mt. Eliza.
- Malvern Valley Primary School
- De La Salle Primary School Malvern
- St. Josephs Malvern
- Holy Ucarist Primary School Malvern East
- Stonington Primary School
- Harrisfield Primary School
- St Josephs Primary School
- Chelsea Primary School
- Berwick Primary School
Recent Library Workshops & Storytelling
- Phoenix Park
- Carrum Downs
- Mount Waverly
- Mulgrave Community House for Monash City Council
- Stonington Libraries - Toorak, Prahran, Kingsley Park