Indies back Skinny Sketcher

“The initial reception has been great,” Skinny Sketcher creator Gillian Logan told ToyNews.
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Skinny Sketcher arts and crafts kits have been embraced by indies, gift shops, art supply stores and even galleries.

“The initial reception has been great,” Skinny Sketcher creator Gillian Logan told ToyNews.

"The indies have really got the concept and many have been exceptionally creative in identifying new markets, such as Sarah Standing at Semolina, Belgravia, who transforms them into party bags for events. In store children’s workshops have been popular with retailers and parents alike who have been grateful for a rainy day activity over the very wet summer holiday period. In response to this demand, we’re developing workshop packs for retailers.

"The launch has been timely as there’s been a huge surge in the popularity of doodling and colouring amongst adults. Because Skinny Sketcher shows how to structure a drawing, it’s providing the perfect extension to people who have caught the drawing bug and want to learn how to create a drawing from scratch.

"A few parents have been in touch to say they’ve enjoyed learning to draw alongside their children, which is super to hear."




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