Stories from the Studio: Simon Streatfeild
This week we caught up with Simon Streatfeild, Yass based illustrator, animator & youtuber! Simon has been professionally teaching Cartooning, Creative Thinking and Animation for over 15 years.
Along with his wife Cass, and Vegetables the Dinosaur, Simon started Envelope of Awesome in 2018. Envelope of Awesome is designed to boost self esteem, creative thinking and a growth mindset. Every month they create a plethora of creative activities in envelopes mailed to kids. Each Envelope is illustrated with a unique theme each month by Simon Streatfeild.
“We are crazy passionate about cultivating creativity, confidence and humour in kids all around the world!… We believe every child is unique and deserves to have the space to draw, create and explore their imagination”
Simon makes vidoes EVERYDAY on Facebook and YouTube! You can follow Simon and his family at their wonderful youtube chanel: 8elbows Adventures chronicles the happy chaos of the Streatfeild Family. “We aim to make the whole Earth Laugh!”
You can see Simon at Alive in the Park in a “tent” along the Yass River bank, March 12th. Alive in the Park is 10 hours of incredible, lively music, food , craft beer and wine, market stalls, art activities and an incredible atmosphere!