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Just wanted to thank you so much. My son had a brilliant time at this morning’s workshop he loved it! He’s come home and continued to draw all afternoon. We will definitely look to book another workshop in the future.

Verity Birch. 22/11/2018 e-mail




The team at Turnip Starfish have been having fun directing and producing animation for TV since 1999. See some of latest animation here! Maybe we can help you?

We also run animation workshops, manga and cartoon drawing workshops, digital painting workshops and more in South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bristol and beyond. Give us a buzz and maybe we can come to you!


Easter holiday workshops 2019!

Our Easter workshops are live in the shop. You can try a taster day in Animation or Manga Drawing. Or for those that are looking for a class with more depth, try our three day workshop. MORE

Published: 2019-01-16

Ever wanted to draw a ballerina?

We are so excited! because on in our February Life Drawing class we will be drawing a ballerina!

Ballerina Krystal Lowe will be our model. A guest artist for Ballet Cymru, Krystal divides her time between dancing, choreography and teaching. MORE

Published: 2019-01-16

February Half Term Workshops

Did you all know that we have put our February half term dates up for 2019?

We are running:

Manga Drawing - MORE Animation - MORE and another amazing Warhammer Tournament - MORE

Hope to see you all there!

Published: 2018-12-14

Unique Christmas Gifts

We have now released the January dates for our workshops.

These can make an absolutely unique Christmas gift for someone!

Buying for a Christmas present?

Let us know by e-mail or via your instructions when you pay and we can send you an invitation card so they have something nice to open on Christmas day. Our last post for this would be the 15th December 2018, we would not send out any cards after this date.

look at the dates now - MORE

Published: 2018-11-23

November & December workshop dates are all live!

Live Drawing, Manga Drawing and Digital Painting are all live now in the shop for November and December! - MORE

Published: 2018-10-26

Looking for something to do in half term?

Hey! How cool is this...

You can now book workshops for October half term!

see more - MORE

Published: 2018-09-21

New Academic Year!

A whole new academic year has arrived. We are supper pumped from an amazing summer of academies and summer schools! So to kick off the fun our September dates are live!

September dates - MORE

Published: 2018-08-31

The Summer Academy 2018

Is Live!

For those of you who just want to be creative all summer, our Summer Academy dates are now live! Please go to the SHOP for more info...

Animation Summer Academy 6th-10th August 2018 - MORE

Animation Summer Academy 13th-17th August 2018 - MORE

Manga Summer Academy 13th-17th August 2018 - MORE

Manga Summer Academy 20th-24th August 2018 - MORE

Don't miss out...

Published: 2018-03-19

New Show Reel 2018

New year and about time we had a NEW SHOWREEL!

We know it has been a long time, but finally we created a new showreel. We hope you enjoy.


Published: 2018-01-12

NEW Adult Life Drawing Classes!

You have been asking for a while, so now we have launched our new 16+ Adult drawing classes.

This taught life drawing class will start with a half hour lecture on drawing structure and anatomy by respected drawing lecturer Nick Price.

See more in the SHOP

Published: 2017-03-29

Keep up to date with new workshops!

Remember to sign up for our FREE e-mailer at the bottom of our website! Then we can keep you informed about all our FREE activities! Plus we are on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Published: 2016-08-25

turnip on Instagram

Check out our Instagram site for all the latest workshop pictures!

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Published: 2016-05-09

FREE drawing tutorials!

Have you seen our new FREE drawing tutorials? Go and see Lexémon draw Elsa and Anna from Disney's Frozen or Turnip Nick draw one of his dwarf warriors! SEE TUTORIALS

Published: 2014-02-10

Pay by VISA, MasterCard or PayPal !

Our shop will now except payments directly by VISA, MasterCard as well as through PayPal accounts. Just select the 'Pay with a debit or credit card' selection in the PayPal shop.

Published: 2014-01-13