Celebrating over 10 years



Workshops in Animation, Manga Drawing, Digital Painting, Life Drawing and more…
A feast of fun and ideas for all ages.

Manga workshop 28th October


We are taking small steps, but if you wish to join us in October half term, that would be amazing! We only have a few spaces in each workshop as

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Our Covid Story

Just over a year and a half ago when the first lockdown happened, we were in trouble. Overnight face to face workshops had stopped and with it, most of the

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Summer School 2021

We succeeded in running one summer school this year and the young people who engaged with the project were amazing. A big thank you to First Campus for working with

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Eden’s Zero

First of all, I would like to say that… EDEN’S ZERO IS NOT FAIRY TAIL!!! *cough* Thank you! This year we are in for a treat, straight to Netflix comes

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New Tutorial on YouTube

Join Lexy from Turnip Starfish on a 5 minute draw! Lexy is drawing Litten from Pokémon. Join in and draw along! Remember to like and subscribe!

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Team Turnip have been animating and teaching since 2009.
We create vibrant environments that inspire and allow our pupils, both young and old, to become amazing artists.
As artists and animators, we have a history of producing animation for television, mobile phones, online platforms and computer games.
At our workshops we inspire the next generation of artists – our workshops in animation, manga drawing, cartoon drawing, digital art, life drawing and more have encouraged participants across South Wales, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Bristol and beyond to develop their skills and reach their goals.

Our pupils are our greatest achievement.

Lexemon’s Manga & Anime Blog

want more manga?

New to anime and manga or just started? This is for both young people and parents who want to know more.

Free Drawing Tutorials

Lexy is drawing Rowlet from Pokémon. Join in and draw along!

How to draw Shinra from Fire Force.

Lexémon shows you how to draw your own picture of Vanellope from Disney’s Wreck-it Ralph.

Join Nick drawing an Orc.

Join Lexy on the long draw as she draws Ibuki Mioda from Danganronpa.

In this video Lexy draws Junko Enoshima from Danganronpa.

Lexy is drawing Popplio from Pokémon. Join in and draw along!

Today Lexy is drawing Shinso from My Hero Academia.

Our Happy Creatives!

"We've just completed a series of life drawing sessions. I would highly recommend Nick and his team and will definitely be booking him again in the future. "
Kelly Rosser – Course Leader Foundation Degree Illustration
Colege Gwent - 18/11/2021
"All the stuff you taught me is super useful here, thanks a billion!"

Lewis McCaulay – 1st year Animation student. Degree in Animation Bournemouth University. 14/10/2021

"She loves these courses and would like to thank the staff for such a fun week"

Rachel Tucker 06/04/2021 – Twitter

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