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15 illustration & children's book illustration workshops found

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Book illustrating courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Learn the art of illustrating books, using hand-marbled paper and special book cloths. Create, write and illustrate your own picture books or your own hand bound journals. Come and join a course, workshop or group and be inspired by expert tuition as well as like-minded company.
Creative concertina sketchbooks 1
Bronze AWARD
(3)
Creative concertina sketchbooks 1
Online
£75
I am a professional artist and teacher who loves nothing more than travelling and collecting in my sketchbooks. I have taught 1000's of people on workshops, art holidays and in the classroom. I truly enjoy sharing the sketchbook techniques that I have learnt through the years, which have developed from my own collage paintings and observation drawing. In this course I will share with you these techniques using drawing and collage in concertina sketchbooks. In each lesson I will introduce new materials and you will build on the techniques learnt...
Introduction to Making Books
Bronze AWARD
(4)
Introduction to Making Books
Fife - Next course on 28th September 2019
£65
Learn how to make a variety of interesting book structures including folded, cut and folded, and a single section case binding. You will learn some basic book-making techniques including folding, sewing, covering and casing-in using tools and materials that are easily accessible and inexpensive. By the end of the day you will leave with several beautiful books and lots of ideas to use for your own projects. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners and tuition takes place in small groups in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.
Children's book illustration - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
(2)
Children's book illustration - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 3rd October 2019
£425
A course all about children's book illustrating. The classes will introduce you to the world of children’s books. With guidance you will create your own illustrated story for children, focusing on the internal workings of a picture book. The course is suitable for everyone from beginners to the more experienced wanting to build their portfolio, and writers who want to learn how to illustrate. It is also ideal for anyone who wants to explore the writing and illustration process so that they can create unique work for family and friends....
Beginners pencil drawing with illustrator Louise Comfort-Cann at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire
Bronze AWARD
Beginners pencil drawing with illustrator Louise Comfort-Cann at Rural Antics, Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£75
The exceptionally talented illustrator Louise Comfort will be joining us for a 3rd year at Rural Antics craft workshops. She will work alongside you explaining basic drawing skills and showing you how to use pencils to bring to life the detail and colours of the English countryside. All materials will be provided for you and the workshop includes a two-course homemade lunch served with local wine. At the end of the day you will have created your own pencil drawings to take home with you. Sample outline of the day...
Collage illustration workshop
Collage illustration workshop
Bristol - Next course on 11th October 2019
£35
Learn how to create your own illustration using Emmeline's signature style and techniques including collage. Join us in the relaxing surroundings of The Garden Room, Holy Trinity Church Nailsea for this collage workshop run by Designer Emmeline Simpson. Please contact me to enquire about the timings of these workshops and to book your place. Emmeline has built a business from her cityscape illustrations which are transferred onto gift-wares such as placemats, coasters and tea towels and sold in retailers, such as Bristol Guild, Pod and Bristol city museum. Emmeline's work...
Concept art for game design - Nottingham Trent University
Bronze AWARD
Concept art for game design - Nottingham Trent University
Nottinghamshire
£450
This course is an opportunity to engage with the latest concept art techniques practised throughout the game design industry, many of which are also techniques used in film and TV production. Through a series of practical workshops and critical seminars you'll explore both physical and digital art processes. The course is ideal for people with basic drawing skills who are interested in developing professional skills in concept art. It's also an excellent opportunity for illustrators who wish to investigate their role in the game production process, and game designers who...
Illustrating animal characters - Cate Wetherall
Gold AWARD
Illustrating animal characters - Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 27th November 2019
£195
Take a different look at life! This beginners illustration workshop will give you great tips, techniques and advice on how to create your own expressive animal characters to use in children's picture books or create unique cards. Using photo references to create your own characters by simplifying details. How to sketch out character shapes, facial features, body features. Detailing, using clothing, environments. Using pastels to paint your characters.
Illustration for all levels at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
Silver AWARD
Illustration for all levels at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£219
Projects suitable for all levels including those looking to build a portfolio or move into a career in illustration. Develop the skills to illustrate for a range of books, including fiction, cookery, children's books, book jackets and more. Who is this course for This course is ideal for students of all levels. If you are new to illustration it is important that you have done a bit of drawing before. More experienced students might wish to develop a personal style, prepare an illustration portfolio or just learn more about illustration....
Illustration workshop: pen and ink
Illustration workshop: pen and ink
Kent - Next course on 28th September 2019
£30
Our inspiration, Inktober, an illustration a day for the month of October. You may choose to use this workshop as your starting point for this international illustration challenge, or as a way of experimenting with ink for your own pleasure. You do not have to take part in Inktober to come along to this workshop! Join internationally recognised fountain pen ink artist Nick Stewart and discover the unique quality of fountain pen ink as a medium, not only for calligraphy but illustration too! Learn new techniques which will enrich your...
Illustration: children's books at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
Silver AWARD
Illustration: children's books at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)
London - Next course on 2nd November 2019
£109
A series of short courses to build your practical illustration skills in different media and techniques. The courses will also look at contemporary illustration trends and different approaches within the genre. Each course can be taken separately or as a series if you need time and support to complete a large project. Who is this course for This course is an ideal starting point for anyone wanting to find out more about illustrating for the picture book market, ages 2 - 6. You may already have a story to develop...

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