Paul Pickford is an award winning visual artist, based in Salford, specialising in Illustration, animation and visual narrative techniques. His skills include a variety of drawing and painting techniques, puppet making, pop-up art and sculpture. He has successfully led workshops in all of these areas working with schools, special needs and community groups. His work has been published as books, comic strips, promotional material, theatre posters and 2 & 3-D animations. He has experience of working in a range of animation techniques and have designed and made animation sets and characters. He has also worked with clients including the BBC, British Waterways, The NHS, The Groundwork Trust and galleries including The Tate, The Lowry and The Turnpike.