Upcoming workshops

Manga Mania April 2nd from 4 to 5:30 pm San Mateo Public Library 55 W. Third Avenue San Mateo, CA 94402 Level up your skills by drawing realistic versus manga faces and chibis. Open to tweens/teens.

PLCAF Kick-Off April 6th from 10 am to 3 pm South San Francisco Library 901 Civic Campus Way […]

September/October workshops

Science Fiction Draw September 23, 2023, 2 to 3:30 pm Space ships, dragons, and aliens… oh my! Come and learn basic techniques with illustrator Karen Luk to create fantastical beasts, space stations, and more. Bring your fantasy and science fiction suggestions to the workshop. Open to ages 9 and up.

Mountain View Library 585 Franklin […]

June/July Workshops

Chibi & Monsters June 7th, 6:30 to 8 pm Mountain View Public Library 585 Franklin St. Mountain View, CA 94041

Manga Mania June 8th, 3 to 4:30 pm Dublin Library 200 Civic Plaza Dublin, CA 94568

Chibi & Monsters June 16th, 4 to 5:30 pm Pearl Ave Branch Library 4279 Pearl Ave. San Jose, […]

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, […]