Zara Wood a.k.a Woody

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Colour In Monday - Brighton Colouring in Group for Adults

Come and brighten up the start of your week again with Woody at Colour In Monday - a new colouring in group for adults.  Join in the fun with some communal colouring in of supersized graphics.  Find out for yourself why colouring in makes you calmer and more efficient.  We will be in the upstairs community room at Brighton's new Open Market. Nearest entrance: London Road Gate   Pop up for a quick colour or stay for the full FREE session: Monday... SEE MORE arrow-right

Brighton Rock Festival

Escape to Brighton

May is whizzing-by and another weekend is fast approaching. Woody's studio will once again be open to the public as a shop this Saturday and Sunday in Brighton. Our new space at the Open Market is showcasing new limited edition Risograph prints and stationery not yet available online. On Saturday there is also The Great Escape Record Fair taking place at the Open Market. So don't miss out of getting some amazing art and music. The newly refurbished Open Market is just 10 minutes away... SEE MORE arrow-right

Colour in Monday Stickers

Colouring-in gets BIG - Colour In Monday Brighton Launch

Colour In Monday launched today in Brighton.  A new colouring in group for adults with supersized designs to colour in communally. Colour In Monday continues next Monday 18th May from 11am - midday as part of Artists Open Houses Festival and Art Trail around the Open Market in Brighton. Colour Chatter from today's Colour In Monday included lots of talks on illustrated and design books, Brighton Festival, disco dancing and that one of the coloured-in Octopus characters... SEE MORE arrow-right

Rock Festival Risograph by Woody

Brighton Studio Shop Opens Weekends in May

The studio will be open as a gallery shop each weekend until 24th May.  Along with  limited edition screen prints, art posters, ethical fashion and design-led stationery Woody has made some new Risograph prints exclusively for sale from the studio.  Each Risograph design is a limited edition of 20 and available whilst stocks last at only £20.00. OPENING TIMES: 9th + 10th | 16th + 17th | 23rd + 24th May   SAT: 10 - 5 SUN 11 -... SEE MORE arrow-right

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New Colouring In Group for Grown Ups - Social + Supersized

Colour In Monday is a new colouring group for adults and launches this May in Brighton during the city’s most creative months.The Open Market meeting room will be turned in to a colour station with supersized colouring-in sheets and art materials. Colourists are invited to engage with uncluttered graphics, journey-bound characters and plenty of space for colouring off-piste. It’s not the usual child’s play, but then this isn’t for children. There’s a... SEE MORE arrow-right

Risograph by Woody 1 mailer

Art Trail around the Open Market Launches

As part of the Artists' Open Houses Festival, Art Trail around The Open Market launched Saturday. The studio is part of 13 other studios and gallery spaces in the newly refurbished   Open Market Brighton which are open to the public over May. Along with  limited edition screen prints, art posters, ethical fashion and design-led stationery Woody has made some new Risograph prints exclusively for sale from the studio.  Each Risograph design... SEE MORE arrow-right


Colour In Monday | Brighton: 11 & 18th May

Come and brighten up the start of your week. Studio Woody proudly presents Colour In Monday - a new colouring in group for adults. Woody has specially designed supersized colouring sheets that people can colour in together.  For the more solitary colourist there will be stickers to colour and keep too.   Pop up for a quick colour or stay for the full session: Monday 11th + 18th May:  11am - midday Upstairs meeting room at Brighton's newly refurbished Open... SEE MORE arrow-right

octo colour in monday

Oh I do love to be beside the seaside - Brighton in May

Oh I do love to be beside the sea.  Altogether now!  Oh I do love to be... We're lucky to live and work in Brighton, as do many creative folk.  This creative community along with university students and international visitors makes Brighton vibrant throughout the seasons.  However, if we were to pick just one month to be in Brighton, it would have to be May. May becomes the month to celebrate creative flair with Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe, Artists'... SEE MORE arrow-right

open studio weekends

Art Trail at the Open Market Brighton 2nd - 24th May 2015

We will be opening our studio as a gallery shop during the first four weekends of May as part of Brighton's Artists Open House - AOH for short.  Expect to see art posters, limited edition screen prints, ethical fashion and design-led stationery made in england.  This May Woody also launches a colouring in group for adults called ‘Colour in Monday’ with supersized designs we can all colour together: Monday 11th + 18th May 11am - midday.  Come... SEE MORE arrow-right

Talent Pool Web Woody

Early Bird Tickets Now Available for Talent Pool on 7th May 2015

If you are popping over to Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe or Artists Open House Festival in May, come and join us for a night of quick-fire talks from some of Brighton's top creatives on Thursday 7th May. The night of the General Election, we will be progressing from politics to 'Pecha Kucha'.   For those who are unfamiliar with the Pecha Kucha format, presenters are asked to prepare a slideshow of twenty images, with each slide shown for just... SEE MORE arrow-right


The Studio

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

Launching later in 2024

 Original artwork by Woody, including the lastest Little Treasures
- original miniatures framed in vintage jewellery.


Sociable Woody

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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.