PechaKucha Brighton 2017 begins! Curated by Alex Leith and Zara Wood a.k.a Woody, our line-up will be presenting on the theme of recycling, reinvention, restoration, regeneration and revolution! This event is now sold out. Ticket holders only. Check out our current line-up here PS Studio Woody designed the poster for the event.... SEE MORE
Our studio will again be opening as a pop up shop in Brighton this December. Friday 9th, Saturday 10th and 11th December sees our workshop full of new original Little Treasures, ink drawings and risographs, along with greeting cards and paper tape. ... SEE MORE
The next installment of PechaKucha Brighton, curated by Woody and journalist Alex Leith, is on Wednesday 12th October at the decadent Nightingale Room. 'All Together' looks at our sense of community, along with team work and team play. This event is now sold out. Ticket Holders only. Keep missing out on the live events, follow PechaKucha Brighton's Twitter for latest news and check out PechaKucha's online archive of previous presentations here #Brighton #PechaKucha ... SEE MORE
Our Brighton studio opens as a shop on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th June for our Summer Sample Sale! It's a chance to grab a bargain and see where Woody's comes up with her characters. You'll find us a short hop and a skip from Brighton Train Station at the Open Market. Although we are on the mezzanine level, our workshop and the whole of the market is fully accessible. Opening Times:FRIDAY 24th JUNE 11am - 4pmSATURDAY 25th JUNE 11am - 4pm Shop Address:Studio Woody,Workshop... SEE MORE
City Reads invited Woody to curate an exhibition and host a drop-in workshop as part of their book club festival this May. 'Let there be pictures' invites Brighton to draw a family tree of characters from 'The Good Son' by Paul McVeigh - this year's City Reads' book of choice. There's a FREE workshop on Saturday 21st May at Jubilee Library in Brighton. The week-long exhibition showcases drawings by leading illustrators living in the city, alongside inspired work... SEE MORE
Woody and journalist Alex Leith now co-produce the regular PechaKucha nights in Brighton. The city's next PechaKucha Night is Thursday 25th February 2016 at The Nightgale Room. This time round we have an evening of quickfire talks on passions. A host of presenters will talk about things close to their hearts - design, science, breaking world records! Our 'Passionate' line up includes: Will Hudson, founder of design blog It's Nice That Holly... SEE MORE
Woody's studio upstairs on the balcony of the Open Market in Brighton will be open every weekend as a shop. Cards, paper tape, gifts and art will be on sale - all designed by Woody and printed in the UK. Brighton folk can also shop online and do Click&Collect from our studio during the week. Not in Brighton? No worries, shop online anytime here Free standard delivery with orders over £75 + Free next day delivery with orders over £125 ... SEE MORE
This Sunday sees us at Silo in Brighton with Volume 22 of the regular PechaKucha nights in the city. It's the third one produced and curated by Woody and editor of Viva Brighton, Alex Leith. The topic of the evening with be Good Grub with quick-fire talks on fodder. From visual feasts to zero waste via foraging and fonts, there will also be specially created light bites from Silo founder Doulgas McMaster. Studio Woody designed the poster and Woody will be co-hosting the evening.... SEE MORE
This October, Woody designed a super-sized six metre colouring-in sheet. Colour Space, with its sci-fi edge, began in monochrome and invited colour, sketches and writing. Our Colour In Club then 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 the artwork to celebrate World Mental Health Day and the launch of City Reads 2015. Colouring-in is often seen as... SEE MORE
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
creative direction + illustration
face-to-face + online event design + curation
Get in touch about a new project: email@example.com
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
Launching later in 2024
Original artwork by Woody, including the lastest Little Treasures
- original miniatures framed in vintage jewellery.
Follow @thisiswoody on Twitter
@zarawoodakawoody on Instagram
Interviewing & hosting - Podcasts + Talks:
Rave About Illustration Podcast
Time for some illumination on illustration. Illustration is everywhere and yet you may not be familiar with what an illustrator does. Rave About Illustration sheds light on the creative world of visual translation.