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Learn to draw with a reall pro

Would you like to learn to draw? In July cartoon artist Amalia Alvarez is on tour in Kristianstad with workshops for the 12-18-year-olds. All the cartoons will be shown at an exhibition at Kulturhuset Barbacka.
Cartoon artist Amalia Alvarez' album ”Fem papperslösa kvinnors historia” was named ”best cartoon album of the year” on the website bokcirclar.se.
Foto: Amalia Alvarez

Amalia Alvarez is a Chilean-Swedish author and cartoon artist. Her cartoon album 'Fem papperslösa kvinnors historia' (The story of five women without documents) was named 'the best cartoon album of the year' on the website bokcirklar.se.

Cartoonist Amalia Alvarez and her crew are on tour with a workshop in cartoon-drawing. On Tuesday she was at Österäng library.
Foto: Tommy Svensson
Felicia Axelsson, 17, already draws comic strips. ”Amalia knows what it’s like in the branch, she can help you with your cartoons. And you don’t have to feel nervous”, she says.
Foto: Tommy Svensson

In July she will visit several places and hold workshops. She will be at Urbana Hembygdsgården (8th and 15th July), Aktivitetshuset Slottet (9th and 10th July), Stadsbiblioteket (13th July) and Gamlegårdens library (14th July). She will also visit several other places.

Several people at the workshop have already got started.
Foto: Tommy Svensson

All the cartoons will be shown at an exhibition at Kulturhuset Barbacka in the autumn.

Read more at barbacka.se or kristianstad.se

Fredrik Grönvall puts the finished comic strips on display. They will be on show at Barbacka in the autumn
Foto: Tommy Svensson