PLCAF 2023

I’m teaching a bunch of free drawing workshops in April for the 2023 Peninsula Libraries Comic Arts Fest (PLCAF)! Come on over for great comic and drawing tips by me and fellow cartoonists. There’s a whole of slate of activities throughout April for kids, teens, and adults. Hope to see you there with sharpened pencils!


November/December workshops

I’m teaching free drawing workshops in November and December for San Mateo County libraries for youths 8 and up. Check with the individual library branches for sign ups. Hope to see you there!

Creature Feature on Tuesday, November 8 at 3:45 pm at the Belmont Library  Make a Hero on Thursday, November 10 at […]

Fantastic Creatures workshop

Chibi griffin

I’m teaching a free Fantastic Creatures workshop for the Mountain View Public Library on September 14th, from 5:30 to 7 pm. Come draw imagined beasts with me! Register here.

June/July Drawing Workshops


Come join me online or in person for free drawing workshops at local libraries! Check with the libraries for sign ups as space is limited.

Chibis & Monsters: Learn how to draw cute versions of popular cartoon characters, animals and/or monsters.

June 4th, Saturday: 11:30 am to 1 pm, in person Calabazas Branch […]

Peninsula Libraries Comic Arts Fest

I’m teaching a Creature Feature drawing workshop for the virtual 2022 PLCAF!

Creature Feature Monday, April 25, 4:00 PM Come learn basic animal drawing tips from professional artist Karen Luk. Share your favorite animals (real or imaginary) at the workshop. Get animal drawing tips and combine animals to make new creatures. Think Pokémon creation!


March 2022 Workshops

Upcoming free, online workshops taught by me, Karen Luk. Come and level up your drawing skills!

Make Your Own S/Hero Workshop March 1st, Tuesday: 4 to 5:30 pm PST San Francisco Public Library Register here

Create a supershero after brainstorming what makes someone heroic. Instructor Karen Luk combines drawing techniques, basic story structure and incorporates […]

Free Summer Drawing Workshops at San Mateo County Libraries

Come and level up your drawing levels with me at these free workshops!

Intro to Manga Style Open to tweens/teens June 12th, 4 to 5:30 pm Brisbane Library 250 Visitacion AveBrisbane, CA 94005

Intro to Manga Style Open to tweens/teens June 20th, 4 to 5:30 pm Belmont Library 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas Belmont, […]

San Mateo County Libraries Summer workshops

I will be teaching free workshops in the summer for the San Mateo Country Library system. More information to come soon!

Summer Teaching

I’m teaching most of the summer, so art updates will be sporadic on the site, barring the Adventure Awaits comic. I am developing a new crowdfunding project. Follow along on social media for the latest sketches.

Comics Fest 2017 – San Mateo County Libraries

I’m participating in the Comics Fest 2017 in February as put on by the San Mateo County Libraries. It’s a great opportunity for aspiring comic creators of all ages to meet professional comic creators and tune up some skills. I’m teaching several of the Cartoon Art Museum workshops listed. Here’s the event page: