Animation and Illustration Portfolio Preparation

Jeep Journey by short course student Cristina Trovati.

War Poster by short course student Francesca Parisi.

Wars End by short course student Julian Chun.

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Francesca, Animation and Illustration student

Animation sketches by short course student Francesca Parisi.

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Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student

Storyboard by short course student Cristina Trovati.

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Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Animation sketches by short course student Francesca Parisi.

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Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Illustration by short course student Cristina Trovati.

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Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Illustration by short course student Cristina Trovati.

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Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Print by short course student Cristina Trovati.

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work by an Animation and Illustration student.

Storyboard by short course student Cristina Trovati.

Animation and illustration are dynamic disciples at the forefront of the UK's creative industries. This course is for you, if you want to build and refine an effective portfolio to apply for further study in animation and illustration. You will receive guidance in putting together roughs, ideas and visual analysis and experimentations...

Taught by: Stephen Hall.

Description

Animation and illustration are dynamic disciples at the forefront of the UK's creative industries. This course is for you, if you want to build and refine an effective portfolio to apply for further study in animation and illustration. You will receive guidance in putting together roughs, ideas and visual analysis and experimentations. You will cover ways that communicate your work that are not solely focused finished pieces, by presenting your visual thoughts, research, analysis and evidence of your interests.

Based in LCC’s considerable expertise it will focus on building understanding of current practice and theory, and how you can apply these to your work.  You will be taught through exercises, lectures, workshops, demonstrations and individual guidance. You will also have the opportunity to take part in a visit to give you a context for contemporary animation and illustration practices.

This course is suitable for you, if you are applying for further study at LCC, but does not guarantee entry.

Topics Covered

  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Narrative
  • Storyteling
  • Storyboarding
  • Digital design software
  • Presentation of individual work

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should have:

  • Prepared work for inclusion in a portfolio for application for further study
  • Have put together a short written statement for each of the works included in your portfolio
  • Put together a collection of ideas, notes and sketches to be included in a notebook / sketchbook to include in your portfolio

Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for you if you are considering applying for further study in animation or illustration.

Materials
Please bring with you a small body of existing work. You should bring with you a notebook, scissors, pencils and pens.

Follow Up Courses
Once you have taken this course you may be interested in Summer School: Graphic Media Design, Adobe After Effects and Animation: Beginners or 3DS Max.



Tutor information

With over 25 years embedded in the disciplines of design, art and education, Stephen Hall has delivered on several UAL undergraduate courses and the Foundation Diploma at LCC since 2007. Orginally studying Fine Art, before embarking on a career in Illustration, Stephen complimented his practice with educational work teaching English and Art in various capacities. After studying Graphic Design in London he founded Magpie Designs which specialises in providing illustrative graphic design solutions across a wide array of formate including print, web, animation and multi-media.


Materials

Please note you will be expected to pay for printing and photocopying if required during this course

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
16/07/2018 - 20/07/2018Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:005 Days£726Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
10/09/2018 - 14/09/2018Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:005 Days£726Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
10/12/2018 - 14/12/2018Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:005 Days£726Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket