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In this course you will explore a variety of techniques used to create images for picture books. You will be introduced to methods of communicating narratives through image making alone. By working through a series of exercises you will be acquainted with the roles that storyboarding, roughs, layouts, text placement and final artwork all play in the creation of illustrated picture books.
Who should take this course?
This course will appeal to people who enjoy picture making and have an interest in storytelling through drawing.
Clear, easy to understand lessons:
A certificate of completion:
This course is scheduled to run on campus in a face to face delivery format. Please note that due to the ongoing pandemic situation this course may be adapted in line with UK government guidance or other operational requirements. This may include changing course location (to another UAL site), cancellation of the course, or moving part or all of the course online. In the event of any changes being required we will inform you as soon as possible and support you in any changes required. Please bear this in mind when making any travel, visa, or accommodation arrangements.
Through student-led work, paired projects and class workshops, the aim will be to increase both experimentation and professionalism, encouraging you to develop your own individuality and imagination.
Please bring with you to the first session:
Most of the materials below will be provided by the college, but if you have any of your own you may wish to bring them in:
Students are introduced to communicating narratives through image making. Through exercises you will be introduced to the roles that storyboarding, roughs, layouts, text placement and final artwork all play in the creation of illustrated picture books.