Children's Book IllustrationNottingham Trent University
Children's Book Illustration
This course will introduce you to the world of illustrated children’s books, focusing on the picture book (for younger children).
The course is suitable for everyone from beginners to the more experienced who wish to build their portfolio, and writers who want to learn how to illustrate.
It's also ideal for anyone wanting to explore the writing and illustration process so that they can create unique work for family and friends.
On this course you will:
- have a combination of group and one-to-one tutorials
- learn about character development, storyboarding, visual language, structure, sequence, pagination and page design
- learn how to create your own roughs and dummy books
- define your audience
- get advice on working as a professional illustrator.
What will you gain?
You'll leave the course with an understanding of how to create stories and illustrate children’s picture books. This is a very practical course involving drawing, writing and design.
“Excellent instruction and advice. Highly recommend it.” AG
“I enjoyed all of it. I learnt a lot and feel I have improved.” JH
“The tutor is very approachable and supportive at all stages throughout the course. It’s been a pleasure meeting her.” MV
“Brilliant – thank you!” SB
Suitability - Who should attend?
Entry requirement: No drawing or writing experience is required. An idea for a storybook is useful, but not essential.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Certificate of attendance.
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