Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

Garage Sale october 2015 Sunday

One More Time - Extra Sale Day Sunday 25th 11am - 3pm

One more day of sale time Brighton! Come grab yourself some bargain stationery and t-shirts on Sunday at our workshop - upstairs at the Open Market. Woody's Garage SaleSunday 25th October 11am-3pm WoodyWorkshop 31st Floor BalconyOpen MarketBrightonBN1 4JU #woodyshopopen #sale #Brighton... SEE MORE arrow-right

Garage Sale october 2015

Brighton Studio Shop Day - Saturday 10am to 5pm

In Brighton this Saturday?  Woody is opening the studio as a shop for our annual Garage Sale. Expect samples and summer stock at sale prices - that's stationery, t-shirts, accessories and homewares.   We are also selling off seconds and duplicate artist's proofs. Time to embrace imperfection and grab yourself a bargain.  Woody's Garage SaleSaturday 24th October 10 - 5 WoodyWorkshop 31st Floor BalconyOpen MarketBrightonBN1 4JU #woodyshopopen #sale #Brighton... SEE MORE arrow-right

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Woody's Colour In Club at Patterns 21st OCT

Woody's Colour In Club at PatternsWednesday 21st October 6-8pm FREE The pencil heads will be back at Patterns this month!  The penultimate Wednesday of every month, Woody hosts her regular colouring-in group for adults.   Rumour has it, we may be joined by some special Zine Club guests too! Whoop! Patterns 10 Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1TL#ColourInClub ... SEE MORE arrow-right

Woodys Colour Space Poster With Desc Web

Colour Space for City Reads

Colour Space Saturday 10th October 11am – 4pm Jubilee Library FREE Woody’s Colour In Club brings its cosmos of uncluttered graphics and coloured pencils to Jubilee Library. A super-sized six metre long colouring-in sheet awaits humans of all ages. Part of Brighton's City Reads 2015 #cityreads2015 on World Mental Health Day #ColourInColour... SEE MORE arrow-right

Colour In October

Colour In October

Brighton's looking a whole lot more colourful of late and October's forecast in the city will get even brighter with both pop-up events as well as our regular Colour In Club meet-ups. Colour SpaceSaturday 10th October 11am – 4pm Jubilee Library FREE Woody’s Colour In Club brings its cosmos of uncluttered graphics and coloured pencils to the library. A super-sized six metre long colouring-in sheet awaits humans of all ages at ‘Colour Space’.   Part of City... SEE MORE arrow-right

Woody Colour In Club Photobooth

Vive Le Crayon! This Wednesday in Brighton

Woody's Colour In Club is back this Wednesday from 6-8pm at Patterns in Brighton.  We're going all vintage French with a live DJ set courtesy of Thom from Pique Nique FM and illustrations from Woody to match. Thom will be spinning original 45s from 1960s French pop! You'll be forgiven for not keeping in the lines, if the toe-tapping gets the better of you.  There'll also be a chance to brush up on your French with our guide to the essential colouring-in... SEE MORE arrow-right

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Pen-ultimate - Colour In Club Brighton

The ever-popular colouring club with super graphics from Woody just got bigger.  We are keeping the colour and embracing a new day!  Colour In Monday becomes Woody's Colour In Club - now a bigger monthly event.  Brightonians will find us at Patterns the penultimate Wednesday of every month starting 23rd September. This month we have a French 50s and 60s theme with a live DJ set from Pique-Nique, as well as super-sized paper clothes to colour and then dress up in. Come... SEE MORE arrow-right

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PechaKucha Night: Thursday 3rd Sept 2015

PechaKucha is back, this time with a 'Japan Brighton' theme and another stellar line-up, including Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell (who uses a Japanese brush in his illustrations), Manga artist Inko, origami furniture designer Coco Sato, fabulous print-maker (and one of Kirsty Allsop's upcycling experts) Lee Baker, 'smaller than average' illustrator and Japan traveller Tilly, Workflow founder and Risograph expert William Sadowski plus former... SEE MORE arrow-right

japanese space invaders

Our Brighton Studio Opens as a Shop on 15th August

Our Brighton studio will open as shop again on Saturday 15th August. Expect new risograph prints, original pen and ink drawings, plus some sample sale goodies. SATURDAY 15th AUGUST 12pm - 4pm    STUDIO WOODY, Workshop 3, 1st Floor Balcony, Open Market, Brighton, BN1 4JU. UK(fully accessible) #woodyshopopen... SEE MORE arrow-right

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Forecast for Monday: Bright with Design Intervals

Woody's back at Patterns in Brighton on 24th July with Colour In Monday Club - a colouring-in group for adults with super-sized design-led worksheets.   Be sure to catch some colour from 6-8pm overing looking the sea at: Patterns 10 Marine Parade, Brighton, BN2 1TL, UKColouring-in design sheets and Materials ProvidedFREE The social after-work group will then return to Brighton in September with new designs and special prizes for loyal colourists. Not in... SEE MORE arrow-right


The Studio

creative facilitation + branding + marketing 

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Woody's Studio collaborates on a diverse mix of creative projects, from super graphics that adorn hospital walls to creative faciliation for research projects.  The studio also curates and delivers events for the education and arts sectors.

Woody, also known as Zara Wood creates, coordinates 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.



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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.