AFTERNOON TEA WITH THE WYATT FAMILY
PRE-CHRISTMAS EDUCATIONAL EVENT FOR MEMBERS OF RAYLEIGH U3A ON FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2015 AT ROYAL BRITISH LEGION CLUB
The Wyatt Family were introduced to Rayleigh U3A by Educational Committee Member Alan Moore.
Artist Colin enjoyed a successful career illustrating well-loved characters including Noddy, Thomas the Tank Engine and Micky Mouse. He worked on Children’s Comics for twenty years then for Disney in the l970’s. His freelance career brought about The Poddington Peas books and the illustrated series of Jet-Set Books.
Colin’s daughter Debz Hobbs-Wyatt has published several short stories and a debut novel, ‘While No One Was Watching’. She edits, proof-reads and critiques for writers and publishers. She publishes through her small charity press, ‘Paws n Claws’ Publishing working with the Born Free Foundation.
Colin’s son Justin is an illustrator and caricaturist working with Disney and Me magazine. He trained at Disney Studios, Paris illustrating book characters from Toy Story, Winnie the Poo and Spiderman. He now illustrates roleplaying games and teaches Character Design at the University of Kent.
The audience enjoyed finding out about the diversity of the different artistic roles that this talented family chose for their careers.