We’re delighted to be shortlisted for The Herald Scottish Culture Awards 2019 in the Visual Artist Award category. The full shortlist for the Visual Artist Category is: Cathy Wilkes, Charlotte Prodger, Metaphrog, Charles Anderson. Full shortlist for all categories: http://newsquestscotlandevents.com/events/cultureawards/ //www.heraldscotland.com/news/17721098.surge-of-creativity-the-short-lists-for-the-herald-scottish-culture-awards/ The winners will be announced at the ceremony on July 11th.
Absolutely delighted to learn that The Little Mermaid has won the Excelsior Award Junior 2018. The winner each year is chosen by the young readers from a shortlist of books: http://www.excelsiorawardjunior.co.uk/shortlist2018.html “The Excelsior Award Junior is the only nationwide book award for graphic novels and manga – where kids aged 8-11 decide the winner by rating […]
Creative Scotland announced this month’s open project fund awards today. We are 荣幸和高兴 to have been awarded £32,000 towards creating our next graphic novel. This new fairy tale adaptation will follow on from the success of 红色鞋子和其他故事 and The Little Mermaid. The book will be published by […]
We are finalists in the Best Visual Artist category for The Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards 2016. The finalists will appear in print in The Sunday Herald this weekend, with winners to be announced on July 7th at the award ceremony. http://newsquestscotlandevents.com/events/sunday-herald-culture-awards/ (scroll down this link for the full list of finalists and judges).
Graphic Lyrics, the project we were involved in as Writers in Residence at the 爱丁堡国际书籍节 in 2015, was featured on the Janice Forsyth Show on BBC Radio Scotland. Hear Janet Smith, Dave Hook and ourselves, as well as the pupils of Shawlands Academy and their teacher Mrs Kirk talk about the project: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06wcj2v (1h47min in).
Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews have both written great reviews of 红色鞋子和其他故事, to be published on October 13th 2015 by Papercutz. Publishers Weekly says: “Hope, joy, and pain intermingle in these dark, alluring stories, which may leave readers thinking of Andersen as a precursor to modern horror.”Full review here: http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-62991-283-7 Kirkus […]
We are 荣幸和高兴 to be writers in residence for the 爱丁堡国际书籍节2015年. As part of the Baillie Gifford Schools Programme, we will be working in collaboration with hip-hop artist Dave Hook doing a series of workshops in Shawlands Academy in Glasgow, exploring stories, translations and fairy tales from different languages […]
那里’s an interview with us on Creative Scotland’s Connecting: http://www.creativescotland.com/explore/read/stories/connecting/2014/metaphrog-on-graphic-novels-and-the-creative-process. We talk about our work to date, our approach to the creative process and also our new graphic novel, due to be published by Papercutz in 2015. Last year we received substantial funding for a year from Creative Scotland to research and develop new work and […]
Our comic adaptation of Edwin Morgan’s First Men on Mercury poem was featured in The Scotsman on Friday, as part of an interesting article on science fiction and Scotland, by Pat Kane.Read the online version of the article here: http://www.scotsman.com/news/pat-kane-beam-us-scotties-up-alex-1-2353626 The Scotman – Friday 15 June 2012
Our comic workshop for the 爱丁堡国际书籍节 has already sold out! As have a lot of events, including comics, manga and graphic novels. The Book Festival experienced a phenomenal demand for tickets when they opened for sales just a few days ago, with people queuing up like crazy!http://www.edbookfest.co.uk/
We just received this link via email, a slideshow of drawings that the kids made during our comic and graphic novel workshop session at the Booked! festival on May 15th: http://www.wdcweb.info/onlinestories/literature-festival-2009/slideshow-metaphrog-artwork-alexandria.htmCheck it out, there are some really funny ones!
本周，我们 conducted a comics workshop at the Imprint festival in Kilmarnock. We always enjoy showing people how we go about making our own comics, but also like to see what kids can come up with themselves. This link will take you to a gallery of monsters and some jam comics that they created […]