Illustration

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.

Download information on course levels and progression courses for illustration in 2018.

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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. Children's book illustration: advanced practice

    Course Date: Wed 25 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An intensive highly focused follow up course to develop design, drawing, imagination, characterisation and narrative skills. Ideal if you’re planning to prepare a portfolio for presentation to publishers or wishing to further develop your skills and imagination.

    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: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  2. Children's book illustration: all levels

    Course Date: Fri 4 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your own style and characters while exploring a variety of media, techniques, design and layout possibilities. Learn how to research and develop ideas in response to a relevant brief. Basic materials included.

    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: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  3. Illustration for editorial, design and advertising

    Course Date: Sun 13 May 2018
    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: £140.00

  4. Natural history illustration

    Course Date: Fri 1 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to capture wildlife on paper, from fossils to fleeting birds and butterflies. Gain skills using a variety of different media including digital. Includes trips to the Natural History Museum.

    See what you could create – view a small selection of work made on this course

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    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Drawing for graphic novels

    Course Date: Fri 1 Jun 2018
    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

  6. Develop a children's picture book

    Course Date: Mon 4 Jun 2018
    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.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £179.00

  7. Children's book illustration for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 16 Apr 2018
    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

  8. Illustration for beginners

    Course Date: Mon 16 Apr 2018
    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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  9. Children's book illustration intensive

    Course Date: Thu 19 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A great opportunity to develop your illustration skills, your professional portfolio and your own children’s book illustration project. Invaluable for both artists and illustrators.

    See what you could create –
    view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration courses
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    Full fee: £649.00
    Senior fee: £519.00
    Concession: £396.00

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