Join us for a fun-filled day of creativity with artist Shaun Maloney’s Drawing The Waterloo Cartoon workshops.
Build your confidence in drawing, express your own creativity, and discover more about historical visual sources like the original Waterloo Cartoon.
In these standalone workshops, with plenty of encouragement and guidance from Shaun, you’ll produce your own drawing based on a section of The Waterloo Cartoon to take away with you.
The workshops are intergenerational, and open to anyone 10+ (with accompanying adult).
When attending you’ll of course get to see Shaun’s own stunning reproduction of the Waterloo Cartoon throughout the workshop, but leave extra time to see Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museums many other fascinating exhibition. Your Workshop ticket also includes admission to all Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum galleries on the day (open 11am – 5pm).
About Sean Maloney
Originally from Plymouth, Shaun Maloney is currently based in Ashford, Kent where he settled after leaving a long and varied career in the British Army, serving all around the world including the Falkland Islands, mainland Europe, Bosnia and Kosovo, Northern Ireland and the Far East. On leaving the Army, Shaun was successful in his second career coaching managers and leaders. With a strong sense of social responsibility, he spends a significant amount of his own time giving back, using his wide coaching experience coupled with art to help others overcome trauma, physical pain and damaging thinking patterns. Drawing is a tool Shaun often uses.
Drawing has been a constant in my life for as long as I can remember. In recent years I have used mindful drawing to steady my own mental health as well as helping others. There is a special gift that drawing gives us and for me, it’s being able to focus on just one thing at that one moment in time. When I’m drawing, time is immaterial. Hours pass without any intrusive thoughts entering my mind. To help with this meditative process, I tend to draw finely detailed pieces. I love to be able to get right into the detail and discover those things only really close looking can see.