My workshops can be adapted to suit different age groups and different durations.

Find below the description of the different workshops I offer

Illustrate Your Own Story (2h)
Illustrate Your Own Story covers the exploration of story ideas, development of characters and settings and for the grand finale, the creation of a short comic-style story.
Recommended for ages 8+

Exploring Illustration Techniques (2h)
Exploring Illustration Techniques introduces children to 5 different types of illustration techniques – Colour pencils, Acrylic Painting, Watercolours, Collage and Block printing. Children produce artwork based on prompts brought in or suggested by the school/library according to their program or referenced book.
Recommended for ages 8+

Illustrating Characters (2h)
Illustrating Characters is focused on the visual development of characters for a specific story. Children are encouraged to bring their own stories or a character will be developed collectively. It includes the brainstorm of ideas for the character, traits and personality and how these can be portrayed visually through the use of shapes, lines, expression, details and colour.
Recommended for ages 8+

Elements of Illustration (2h)
Elements of illustration, presents the devices of visual communication including size, shape, composition and colour, and how they can be used to convey ideas and emotions. Children are encouraged to create pieces based on a brainstorming session for a story or prompts may be provided.
Recommended for ages 8+


“Tarsila tailored the workshop for us specifically, she was extremely accommodating and pleasant to deal with, I will be booking her again in the future!”
Aoife O'Toole - dlr Mill Theatre
 “The workshop was interactive and the children produced some interesting pieces themselves using Tarsila’s Quick Drawing Cheat Sheet.”
Mrs. Lawlor - St. Joseph’s Primary School in Gorey
“Tarsila was great, couldn’t fault her workshop in any way. She was just that little bit different and the children loved her! She brought out the best in all of the kids, even the quiet kids, was well able to interact with the crowd and read them so well. It really was a pleasure having her in Roscommon as part of the Bookworms Festival!!”
Meliosa McIntye - Bookworms Literary Festival

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