Illustration Workshop

By blurring the distinction between illustration and graphic design and allowing type and layout to play an important role, this course will take a broader view of illustration and capture the spirit and enthusiasm of the BA degree course at Central Saint Martins...

Taught by: Martin McGrath, Oliver O'Keeffe.

Description

By blurring the distinction between illustration and graphic design and allowing type and layout to play an important role, this course will take a broader view of illustration and capture the spirit and enthusiasm of the BA degree course at Central Saint Martins. While there will be the opportunity for some classic illustration/design, you will be encouraged to innovate in your ways of image-making and communication.

The course will emphasise experimentation, the generation of ideas and an awareness of your surroundings. Students will be expected to do a certain amount of work at home as well as practical classroom activities.

The work from this course could be used as part of a portfolio for application to a degree course or professional practice.

Tutor: The tutor on this course changes depending on the course dates. Tutors’ biographies are provided below. If you need to know which tutor is teaching a specific course, please contact us at Short Course Enquiries.

Tutor information

Martin McGrath is a Graphic Designer and Art Director. He teaches on the BA Graphic Design course at Central Saint Martins.
Oliver O'Keefe has a Degree in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins; graduating in 2007. Since then he has freelanced as an illustrator and teaches on the BA Graphic Design course at Central Saint Martins.
http://www.oliverokeeffe.com/

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • A Sketch/note book (comfortable size)
  • Basic drawing equipment:
  • Pencils (selection)
  • Cartridge paper (A3 pad)
  • Other equipment useful (not essential!) throughout the course:
  • Inks
  • A selection of papers useful for collage (colour texture etc.)
  • Masking tape
  • Scalpel
  • Pritt
  • Camera.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
10/01/2017 - 14/03/2017Tuesdays18:30 - 21:0010 Weeks£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket
18/04/2017 - 13/06/2017Tuesdays - NO CLASS ON 23 MAY18:30 - 21:008 Weeks£495Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket