Ugly Animal Workshop with Illustrator Sami Bayly

Ugly Animal Workshop with Illustrator Sami Bayly

Meet the extraordinarily talented, Sami Bayly, and learn how to draw your favourite ‘ugly’ animal!

Join ugly animal artist, Sami Bayly, in an illustration workshop where you and your kids will learn how to draw some of the thorniest creatures the animal kingdom has to offer, from the naked mole rat to the goblin shark, aye-aye, sphinx cat, blobfish and many more ‘ugly’ beauties.

Sami is the author and illustrator of The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals – with more than sixty ugly animals to explore, this compendium of the unusual celebrates the beauty in ‘ugliness’. Children and adults alike will pore over the breathtaking scientific illustrations of unusual animals, debating their relative ugliness and merits, learning about science and nature along the way.

It’s time for ugly animals to shine!

RSVP in store, by phone: 02 9262 7996, email or via Eventbrite.


Sami Bayly2Sami Bayly is a natural history illustrator based in Newcastle, who loves all things weird and wonderful. She finds the beauty and importance of all animals regardless of their appearance, and hopes to share her appreciation with others.

After recently completing her University degree, she is eager to see what the world has instore for her and her quirky subject matter.

The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Ugly Animals is her first book.

To keep up to date you can follow Sami on Instagram.

RSVP now → When: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Where: Books Kinokuniya Sydney