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In January 2014 LAK.project invited me to vist Russia to give talks and run masterclasses in illustrative design.
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In January 2014 LAK.project invited me to vist Russia to give talks and run  masterclasses in illustrative design.
 
The first workshop was in Moscow at ArtPlay, I then to Yekaterinaburg for a second 2 day workshop.
First, obligatory Kremlin visit :)
Presentation and Q&A at ArtPlay the evening before the workshop started
Moscow - ArtPlay -18-19.01.14
The Russian winter can be very cold, as low as -28 while I was there. Can you spot the under-dressed guy from Ireland? :))
Yekaterinaburg 23-24.01.14
One of the students made this for me:)))
Happy group shot in Yekaterinaburg
Some blogs posts about the workshops by the students
 
Anna Shalom http://jeansun.livejournal.com/81976.html
 
Helga Gon http://helga-gon.livejournal.com/38334.html
 
Nastasia Khudyakova http://makovayafeya.livejournal.com/34778.html
 
Ezova Denisova http://www.ezovadenisova.ru/2014/01/workshop-with-illustrator-steve-simpson.html
 
irina stepanova http://kefir-junkie.livejournal.com/196547.html
 
 
I had several magazine/blog Interviews during my visit
What The Pack inteview: WTP 
interview with 365 mag
interview with llustrilla.ru
I was also invited to give a small presentation at the ad agency, DEPOT
LAK.project were very good to organize several TV interviews.
Below are a few screen gabs and links
Interview on RT network in English
One TV crew out came to film the workshop
I was interviewed on TV channel, VESTI
A live interview on TV Rain (the Optimistic Channel)
I'd especially like to thank Eugene, Anton and Katerina for taking such good care of me during my visit:)
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Thank You :)