Rocket Steps. The art of communication.

19th May – Stand Up comedy for work presentations workshop

The next ‘Present Yourself’ workshop is taking place on Sunday 19th May in Manchester and is being run by Comedysportz UK. THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

 

Taking experience from the demanding environment of stand-up comedy, this workshop helps unlock creative thinking and building authentic confidence in front of an audience. This short intensive session will cover some practical methods and discussion on how to increase engagement, better storytelling and ad-libbing while staying on topic.

CSzUK is part of CSzWorldwide, one of the world’s largest comedy schools. We utilise applied improv and performance techniques to get the best from people in workshops that are fun, friendly and affordable.… Continue Reading

How much does illustration cost?

How much does illustration cost? How does it work? These are questions I get often get asked when approached from clients considering new artwork. In this article I talk about the process I use when given a commissioned illustration project. It’s about art style and content, but moreover it’s about meeting expectations and getting clarity in order to deliver good work.

I’ve worked on illustration projects ranging in cost from a few hundred pounds to thousands. There  are a few considerations to weigh up depending on the nature of the request. Aside from the monetary value an artist puts on there own work, or the value the buyer sees in it, clarifying what’s wanted and more importantly whats not wanted is the first step.… Continue Reading

Rocket Steps. The art of communication.


Rocket Steps Ltd - The Art of Communication

The Art of Communication

John Cooper, Comedian, Illustrator and Improviser