Illustration Courses in London

From comic books to storyboards, our courses not only cover a wide range of subjects relating to illustration, but also cater to a range of levels. Our illustration courses are taught by passionate and expert teachers.

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Whether you’re free evenings, daytimes or weekends, we have a variety of dates and times for you to choose from. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

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  1. Drawing for graphic novels

    Course Date: Fri 21 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the creative potential of the graphic novel. Learn how to script and storyboard innovative narratives and create exciting characters and compositions.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Develop a children's picture book

    Course Date: Fri 5 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Need some help developing your children’s picture book? An opportunity to develop your ideas towards a format for presenting to publishers. All levels welcome.

    See what you could create –
    view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration courses

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    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  3. Children's book illustration: intensive

    Course Date: Mon 15 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy exploring the world of children's book illustration on this intensive practical five day course. Learn techniques in developing ideas and creating exciting images in the context of the current children's book market. Please note, there will be some offsite drawing which will involve walking, standing and/or sitting for long periods. Please bring footwear for comfortable walking and you may wish to bring a portable sketchbook stool.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. Illustration: an introduction to visual storytelling

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to communicate ideas through image making. Create a portfolio of work using a variety of traditional and contemporary tools and techniques including collage, cut outs, drawing, paint, 3D objects and digital.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. Botanical illustration workshop

    Course Date: Wed 24 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Botanical illustration is both an art form and a means of scientific engagement. Learn about depicting form, colour and differences in plant species with precision and detail on this studio and location-based course.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Drawing caricatures

    Course Date: Tue 30 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Being able to draw both realistic and exaggerated cartoon portraits is an invaluable cartooning skill. Have fun learning how to draw engaging and witty caricatures of famous figures and your own friends and family.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £66.00

  7. Build children's book illustration course

    Build children's book illustration course

    Course Date: Fri 18 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive, three-term course is ideal for artists and illustrators keen to explore the world of children's book illustration in depth and develop a portfolio of work. Collect reference material, generate ideas and characters, and explore image making in the context of the current children's book market.
    Full fee: £2,049.00
    Senior fee: £1,639.00
    Concession: £1,250.00

  8. Illustration for fine artists. Image: Cdemir75

    Illustration For editorial, design and advertising

    Course Date: Sun 12 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the world of illustration and its different areas. Experiment and develop your work through a series of projects. This course also covers an introduction to scanning and digital imaging with Photoshop.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £229.00

  9. Children's book illustration: beginners

    Children's book illustration: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to character design, layout and story development, giving you a solid understanding of the industry. Develop your own style while exploring a variety of media and learn to research and develop ideas in response to a given brief. Basic materials provided.

    See what you could create –
    view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration courses

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    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  10. Illustration for beginners

    Illustration for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to communicate ideas through image making. Create a portfolio of work using a variety of traditional and contemporary tools and techniques including collage, cut outs, drawing, paint, 3D objects and digital.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £223.00
    Concession: £170.00

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