Woody was commissioned to bring her Colour In Club to Brighton a few moons ago. Colour & Forage was a drawn hedgerow that appeared to be growing before your very eyes. After colouring-in the artwork, people could also pick natural elements like apples and berries. Check out the full project here... SEE MORE
Let's go back in time, and space, to Brighton in 2015, where people came together and coloured in a 6 metre long graphic by Woody. Woody’s Colour In Club brought its cosmos of uncluttered graphics and coloured pencils to Jubilee Library in the heart of Brighton. Humans of all ages sat down together and collaborated on a super-sized artwork to celebrate World Mental Health Day and the launch of City Reads 2015. Read and see more about Colour Space here... SEE MORE
As part of international PechaKucha Day, Woody and the Brighton team will be hosting 'Love Creativity' at the Nightingale Room on Thursday 20th February. For line-up details click here This event is now SOLD OUT Doors open for ticket holders only at 6.30pm ... SEE MORE
Art Saturday springs in to life this April half term in Brighton. Calling all young artists to join illustrator Woody for art workshop fun. Woody sets the scene and shares her drawing, collage, creating characters and making art stories know-how. Bring your imagination and leave with your own art project. Brighton Dome Saturday 7th April 2018 - materials included:10.30am - 11.30 for 5-7 year olds 1.30pm- 3.00pm for 8-10 year olds This time round Woody will be showing... SEE MORE
We're opening the doors to our Brighton studio and welcoming shoppers looking for art, stationery and accessories for themselves or as Christmas pressies. There we've mentioned it. Christmas... Workshop 3First Floor Balcony LevelOpen MarketBrightonBN1 6SJ11am - 3.45pm We are only a hip skip and jump from Brighton train station. Check out Brighton's Open Market website this handy map and travel guide... SEE MORE
Plant life drawing and abstract image-making with Woody. Get inspired by real life plants, whilst making your own paper house plant. Learn about artists like Mattisse and how to experiment with colour. A space full of pens, paper and plants awaits budding young artists aged from 7 to 10 years old at the Founders Room in the Brighton Dome. Materials provided. Inspirational plants by Gunns Florist. This event has now passed. Thank you to all the young artists and... SEE MORE
Workshops with Woody start again this Autumn and Winter in the UK. House Plant Doodle Make launches at Brighton Dome. Woody welcomes you to the Founders room - full of pens, paper and plants! The perfect space for budding young artists aged 7-10 to create their very own house plant with collage and drawing. Lots of time to learn about and experiment with abstract image-making and colour. Materials provided. Inspirational plants by Gunns Florist. Friday 27th October 2017: 10.30am... SEE MORE
PechaKucha Brighton is back with another host of presenters this Summer. On Wednesday 28th June our theme is 'Peeps' - stories to see from Brighton people, including: Catherine Borowski the cathartic power of art and explains why she turned a skip in to a new London gallery. Architect Nick Lomax shares the impact of good building design on our wellbeing. Curtis James reveals the working of lives of those often unseen through his photographic project Beyond Work. Tilly... SEE MORE
Story Draw came to Brighton this April. An imaginative collage and illustration workshop designed for 5 - 10 years on creating characters and adding to a story... During April's half term, some of illustrator Woody’s characters will go on holiday – leaving gaps in the storyline. Are you a budding young artist? Come along and draw with Woody to create a new tale. Combining collage with drawing, children will make their own characters that they can also take home. Photos... SEE MORE
During April's half term, some of illustrator Woody’s characters will go on holiday – leaving gaps in the storyline. Are you a budding young artist? Come along and draw with Woody to create a new tale. Combining collage with drawing, children will make their own characters that they can also take home. Suitable for 5 -10 year olds. Materials included. £5 Tickets Available Here ... SEE MORE
creative direction + illustration
face-to-face + online event design + curation
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Woody's Studio collaborates on a diverse mix of creative projects, from super graphics that adorn hospital walls to creating sell-out fashion collections. The studio also curates and delivers online events for the education and arts sectors.
Woody, also known as Zara Wood, creates, curates and educates.
A co-founder of The Enquiry Desk project and Brighton's PechaKucha producer for several years, she is an award-winning senior lecturer + part of the International Association of Illustration Academics forum.
One-off artworks to buy online
Original artwork by Woody, including the lastest Little Treasures
(original miniatures framed in vintage jewellery)
Rest assured that the highest standards of hygiene, are being carried out when your online orders are packed.