Animation and Illustration Portfolio Preparation (16 - 18 Year Olds)

Jeep Journey by short course student Cristina Trovati.

War Poster by short course student Francesca Parisi.

Wars End by short course student Julian Chun.

hard drawn plane flying overhead
Francesca, Animation and Illustration student

Animation sketches by short course student Francesca Parisi.

story board drawn out
Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student

Storyboard by short course student Cristina Trovati.

drawn birds and animation plans
Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Animation sketches by short course student Francesca Parisi.

shells drawn for an animation.
Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Illustration by short course student Cristina Trovati.

a jeep or truck drawn in marker pen
Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Illustration by short course student Cristina Trovati.

a lino cut print of a jeep style truck.
Image by Cristina, Animation and Illustration student.

Print by short course student Cristina Trovati.

story board
work by an Animation and Illustration student.

Storyboard by short course student Cristina Trovati.

Combine your creative and technical skills to tell stories. This practical and intensive course will introduce you to the fundamentals of animation and illustration, by the end of the course you will have completed a short film you can use to support an application for further study...

Taught by: Juliet Sugg, Tutor to be confirmed.

Description

Combine your creative and technical skills to tell stories. This practical and intensive course will introduce you to the fundamentals of animation and illustration, by the end of the course you will have completed a short film you can use to support an application for further study. 

Through group discussions, project work and design studio time you will learn about current practices and get some hands-on practice. You will experiment and explore a range of techniques using your drawing skills on paper as well as computers loaded with the latest software. By the end of the course you will have a deeper understanding of how animation and illustration can be used to get people’s attention and communicate ideas.

The course draws upon LCC’s legacy of teaching animation and illustration and has been designed specially for younger people who are interested in further study in this area. The practical skills you will learn and your ability to speak about the subject will help you make an application for further study in a range of subjects including animation or illustration as well a range of other courses: UX design, fine art, media studies and filmmaking.

Please note that this course is suitable for you, if you are applying for further study at LCC, but does not guarantee entry. 

Topics Covered

  • Concepts and theory
  • Drawing skills
  • Printmaking
  • Storyboarding and storytelling
  • Sound design
  • Digital design
  • Individual project and presentation

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Show sound conceptual and technical skills for animation and illustration
  • Have an understanding of the uses of animation and illustration for storytelling and communication
  • Be confident in experimentation for animation and illustration
  • Support an application for work or study with an animation short 

Who Should Attend 
This course is suitable for you if you are between 16 – 18 and are considering further study or a career in animation or illustration.

Level 
Beginner: You do not need any previous experience.

Follow Up Courses
Once you have taken this course you may be interested Get into the Creative Industries (16 – 18 Year Olds) or Interactive and Digital Media (16 – 18 Year Olds)

Related undergraduate courses at LCC
You may be interested in finding out more about BA (Hons) Animation or BA (Hons) Illustration and Visual Media



Tutor information

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Materials

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

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
30/10/2017 - 03/11/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket
18/12/2017 - 22/12/2017Monday - Friday11:00 - 17:001 Week£650Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket