Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Fantasy Art Unlimited

Art Course Details

Hi Folks,

Well, it’s almost time for the new series of sessions to start for Fantasy Art Unlimited – now in its 9th year and so here are a few details on what to expect from the art course.

There is an opportunity to come along for a FREE Taster Session – please just contact us via the email address or phone number at the bottom of this Blog Post to arrange for this.

Course Details:
Course Tutor: International comic writer & artist and concept artist, Tim Perkins
Duration of FAU course: 30 x weeks
Duration of sessions: 3 x hours each session
Evening sessions: Wednesdays
Times: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Topics covered include:
Comic books
Graphic Novels
Game Design
Book Jackets
Children's Books
Character Designs
Background designs
Logo Designs
Film/Animation/Theme Park Conceptualisation
Storytelling techniques
Sculpting - For students that wish to take part
Creative Writing for comics, graphic novels, and children's books - For students that wish to take part
And lots more besides...

Techniques taught using different Mediums:
New - Digital Painting - Students must provide their own laptop, tablet and stylus and have Corel Painter loaded onto it

The centre has excellent car parking facilities.

For more details please visit us at:

Or call for more information on 01254 263217

The new Semester begins on at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday February 20th.

I look forward to seeing some new faces there soon.

Until next time, have fun!

Tim Perkins…
January 8th 2013

Friday, January 04, 2013

Colouring & Storybook Competition


Hi Folks,

Lots of folks have been asking questions about the details on the Worlds End Colouring & Storybook Competition, since we launched the book and competition at the beginning of December so here are the Answers and the FULL DETAILS on entering the Worlds End Colouring & Storybook Competition:

Can I enter traditional colouring?
Yes - all you need to do is send off good quality A4 colour copies (Please DO NOT send off original artwork as Wizards Keep cannot accept any responsibility for any damage or loss to the artwork) to the address below:

Worlds End Colouring & Storybook Competition
Wizards Keep Publishing
11 Walton Crescent

Can I enter digital colouring?
Yes - all you need to do is send off 300dpi jpegs to:

How do I enter the competition?
All you need to do is purchase one of the Worlds End Colouring & Storybooks and choose which page or pages you wish to colour and then submit - it's that simple.

Where can I purchase one of the Worlds End Colouring & Storybooks?
You can purchase the books direct from Wizards Keep Publishing here:
Colouring Book – Shop – Ordering Page

What is the age limit?
There are No age limits on the entrants - anyone and everyone can enter.

Do I need to be a professional artist?
No - Of course you can be a professional, or you can be an enthusiatic amateur or a complete novice.

I live outside of the UK can I still enter the competition?

Yes - the competition is open to literally everyone on the planet and from other planets too if they want to enter.

I live outside of the UK can I still purchase one of the Worlds End Colouring & Storybooks?

Yes - you can by clicking the link here:
Colouring Book – Shop – Ordering Page

How many times can I enter the competition?
You can enter as many or as few times as you wish.

What is the winning prize?
The winner will work with Tim on a paid Worlds End Project as the colourist. This is a great opportunity to work and receive payment on a professional project with a professional comic artist/ graphic novelist. As well as this the winner will receive full credit on the project as the colourist and  the winning entrant will be announced on all the Wizards Keep networks.

When do the entries have to be in by?
The last entries have to be with us at Wizards Keep Publishing by Wednesday January 1st 2014 - so you have a little over a year to put forward your best work.

When will the winners be announced?
The winner will receive an email at 9:00 a.m. on Friday January 31st giving them the great news.
The winning entry will then be announced to the general public later on in the day at 3:00 p.m. on Friday January 31st 2014.

It really is that simple.

Good Luck to everyone that enters!

Until next time, have fun!

Tim Perkins…
January 4th 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Happy New Year

May All Your Dreams Come True...

Hi Folks,

Well it’s the end of another year once more.

Thanks to all my family, friends, fans and customers.

I’d like to take the opportunity to wish you all the very best wishes for 2013.

I hope it's a wonderful and prosperous year for one and all.

Until next time, have fun!

Tim Perkins…
January 1st 2013