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Illustration Workshop

Course 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 Graphic Design degree course at Central Saint Martins. While there will be the opportunity for some classic illustration and 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.

Entry requirements: An ability to draw and an interest in illustration.

For more information on Online Short Courses please see the below information.

All our Online Short Courses include:

  • Live online lessons with the same tutors
  • The same course content and learning outcomes
  • Lesson recordings, for review
  • Access to VLE with course content
  • Forums for support
  • 3 months online access
  • Certificate upon completion

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

Please note that all courses are taught in UK time. To check and compare times please click here.


Please note that Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.



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Details

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.

Materials

Online Short Course Materials

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended. The built-in microphone in your device would also be fine)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection - we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. You can test your network speed here - https://www.speedtest.net
  • 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 Stick
  • Camera.
Meet the Tutor:

Blurring the distinction between illustration and graphic design, allowing type and layout to play an important role, this course takes a broader view of illustration and captures the spirit and enthusiasm of the BA Graphic Design degree course at CSM.

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