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The Big Draw is a pioneering visual literacy charity dedicated to raising the profile of drawing as a tool for wellbeing, thought, creativity, social and cultural engagement. Whether you're a book lover, print collector or stationery addict, we've something for everyone at The Big Draw Shop!

Interview with Rachelle Romeo
September 28, 2020

Interview with Rachelle Romeo

Rachelle Romeo is a London-based artist who uses embroidery and thread amongst other mediums to convey powerful messages about heritage and identity. 

The multi-dimensional works that Rachelle creates carry with them important messages and we were so pleased to catch up with her and find out a bit more about her, her work and the potentional of using creativity as an outlet to speak truth.

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Interview with Emily Coxhead from The Happy Newspaper
September 28, 2020

Interview with Emily Coxhead from The Happy Newspaper

Emily Coxhead is a designer and illustrator who is passionate about making the world a happier place!

At just 22 years old, after realising the negative effect that the news was having on her mental health, Emily decided she wanted to create a platform to celebrate all that is good in the world - from major historical movements, to inspiring and wonderful individuals. Five years on, Emily continues her mission to ‘sprinkle a tiny bit of happiness all over the planet’ as The Happy News is read by over 20,000 subscribers in 33 different countries each quarter.

We were so excited to catch up with Emily and find out a little more about her, her work and The Happy Newspaper!

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Interview with Paul Majek
August 17, 2020

Interview with Paul Majek

The Big Draw Team first met Paul at Trinity Buoy Wharf where the charity’s headquarters reside and the school that Paul is currently attending, Royal Drawing School sits. We knew the moment that we met with Paul that something clicked. He is an incredible human being as well as artist that is a living embodiment of the power of drawing. 

From growing up in a creative household to using drawing to understand other subjects like geography, Paul has a unique and powerful story to tell and we’re excited to share it with our audience…. 

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