If you are an aspiring illustrator, learning to visualise text and ideas in both single images and in narrative form, then this course will provide you with a highly transferable set of skills for our visual contemporary culture. In the creative industries and beyond, being able to communicate ideas through visually arresting images is becoming increasingly essential.
The course is about learning the processes and techniques to communicate ideas through image-making. You'll be guided through the process of answering a brief and learn to research a subject, and generate and communicate ideas.
We'll introduce you to a variety of traditional and contemporary tools and techniques including collage, cut-outs, drawing, paint, 3D objects and digital, and will also help you evaluate the context in order to select the most appropriate.
There will be an exploration of the relationship between text and image and an introduction to different approaches in visual storytelling.
During the course you will create a portfolio of work using a range of media and be given an insight into what's involved in setting up an illustration practice.
Your teacher on this short course is an acknowledged illustrator, Alice Stevenson.
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
The course is suitable if you're a beginner and wanting to improve your drawing and visual communication skills.
The course includes:
|Course dates||Autumn dates coming soon!|
|Length||One day a week for six sessions|
|Day and time||Saturday, 11.30am to 5.30pm|
|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: