Digital Illustration (Online)

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This practical and inspiring six week course on Digital Illustration provides an overview to wide variety of digital illustration techniques. You will learn the basics of digital illustration and explore different techniques including digital painting, drawing, and even short animation...

Taught by: Tutor to be confirmed, Simona Bunardzhieva.

Description

This practical and inspiring six week course on Digital Illustration provides an overview to wide variety of digital illustration techniques. You will learn the basics of digital illustration and explore different techniques including digital painting, drawing, and even short animation. You will explore the work of successful illustrators and practitioners from around the world, and you will receive advice from industry experts on how best to approach the discipline and its career paths, trends and opportunities.

Each week you’ll be given assignments which we will review during the following class.


Course Topics

  • Vector illustration tricks and techniques
  • Pattern making
  • Isometric illustration
  • 3D illustration in Adobe Illustrator
  • Hand-drawn digital illustration
  • Using a Wacom Tablet
  • Drawing effects: textures and colours
  • Photography & illustration: collage making
  • GIF animation
  • Illustration for screens: suitability, use and preparation
  • Advice from industry experts
  • Digital work exploration

Course outcomes
By the end of the course you will

  • Have a good understanding of the various techniques used in digital illustration
  • Gain valuable experience using your Wacom tablet
  • Be able to apply your learning in different contexts such as vector and isometric illustration, illustrating for the screen, hand-drawing and effects as well as basic animation techniques using GIF.

Who is Digital Illustration (online) for
This course is perfect for you if you are looking for basic knowledge that covers a lot of different topics and techniques, however we won’t be touching on too much in-depth knowledge. If you are looking for an introduction to digital illustration techniques in order to find the right path for you, this is the right course!
Please note:This course is for students aged 18 and older

Why choose a CSM Online Course
Our online learning short courses allow you to experience Central Saint Martins wherever you are in the world. Additionally all CSM Online Short Courses include:

  • Live sessions with expert
  • Lesson recordings
  • Practical assignments
  • Personal feedback
  • VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 3 months online access
  • CSM Certificate upon completion


Further details about preparing for your online course, and the equipment you need, can be found here

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Tutor information

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Simona Bunardzhieva is a Graphic Artist & Illustrator, Maker, Speaker and Educator.Since 2012 she has been working for various companies under her illustration business simoneone. Some examples of her projects are a collection of temporary tattoos for Paperself, illustrations for packaging for Herbina, a window display for Lightform, and most recently, a collaboration for an installation at Tate Modern for an Instagram private event. Patterns and textures, neon shades and pastel colours, Arabic art, attention to detail, animal species and organic geometry fascinate her, which she thinks is noticeable in her work. She gets her inspiration from different art fields like fine art, fashion, architecture and film, although she believes no human work can ever surpass nature's creations.

Materials

Materials required for this course

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Wacom tablet (Bamboo or Intuos is fine)

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
07/11/2017 - 12/12/2017Tuesday18:30 - 20:006 Weeks£450Available Online Add to Basket
25/01/2018 - 01/03/2018Thursday18:30 - 20:006 Weeks£450Available Online Add to Basket
27/03/2018 - 01/05/2018Tuesday18:30 - 20:006 Weeks£450Available Online Add to Basket