This hands-on taster course in children's book illustration, taught by an expert illustrator from London Met's School of Art, Architecture and Design, will help you create characters in a range of materials, investigate the relationship between text and image and gain an overview of the children's publishing industry.
This course is taught by Alice Stevenson.
This course is suitable for beginners with an interest in children's illustration and for more experienced designers or visual artists wanting to try something new.
10.30am to 11am: Visual brainstorming exercise
11am to 12am: Creating imaginary characters
12pm to 1pm: Drawing child characters in lots of different ways including looking at facial expressions
2pm to 3pm: Creating a simple illustrated scene
3pm to 4pm: Sketching a simple three-panel narrative storyboard
4pm to 4.30pm: Q&A about the children's publishing industry
|Course dates||Autumn dates will be confirmed in August|
|Day and time||Friday, 10.30am to 4.30pm|
|Maximum class size||14|
A 20% discount is available for:
If you're eligible for the 20% discount, please contact us before booking.
The course fee includes the cost of materials.
Booking for this course isn't open at this time as the dates of the next intake are not yet confirmed. Please get in touch for further information or register your interest to receive notification as soon as booking opens.
Please note, the deadline to book a place on one of our short courses is one week before the start date. If you have missed the deadline, please get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Please select when you would like to start: