ADULT Masterclass: How to be an Illustrator in 2019

Join us for a fascinating insight into the world of illustration as it is today. New Caledonian illustrator and comic book creator Nicolas Martin will explore and demonstrate digital painting, as well as discuss new forms of illustration being used in social media and video games.

Glass of wine is included upon arrival.


Nicolas Yann Martin (otherwise known as Niko, or Aj’na) is a New Caledonian illustrator, comic book creator, and editorial cartoonist.

He has been publishing editorial cartoons since he was 16 years old, and has worked extensively in story-boarding and illustration. Since 2002, Nicolas has collaborated with Solo (Sosthène Desanges) on the successful series Frimeurs des Îles (“Island Hotshots”). To date, more than 60,000 copies have been published, across 10 albums.

Since 2019 he has been writing and illustrating a new comic series called Cat’n Cookies which is currently being published in a weekly magazine and which will be published as its own album in 2020.