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Illustration & children's book illustration courses

14 illustration & children's book illustration workshops found

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.

Northumberland - Next course on 28th August 2019
Join us at The Sill to make your very own Green Zine. Work with illustrator Clare Armstrong to create your Green Zine. It's your environmental story pledge in a lovely personal magazine. Accompanying adults go free.
Learn how to create your own illustration using Emmeline's signature style and techniques including collage. Join us in the relaxing surroundings of 19 Alexandra Road, Clevedon at for this collage workshop run by Designer Emmeline Simpson. 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 originally started from...
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...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 7th August 2019
In this workshop we shall be using the versatile pamphlet stitch to make a hardback notebook and leather traveller’s notebook. During the morning we shall make our hardback notebook, then after a break for lunch we will make three more soft cover pamphlet notebooks and the leather cover for our traveller’s notebook. Leather stamping tools will also be available to personalise your notebook. All abilities welcome. Tutor: Emily Northern Venue: Sculpture Studio, New Brewery Arts...
Derbyshire - Next course on 15th November 2019
Original type, beautiful papers and a vintage press! Create a design using hand-set type and produce your own limited edition prints. A fascinating introduction to the art of typography and the workings of a table top press. Chris will touch on the 500 year history of the craft as he talks students through basic letterpress principles and demonstrates the Adana press in action. You will learn to hand-set type on a composing stick, transfer to...
London - Next course on 22nd July 2019
This contemporary mixed media class is ideal for beginners as well as improvers. Working with both Watercolour paints and a range of drawing media, you will have the opportunity to explore useful techniques to combine Watercolour paints with other media such as collage, charcoal, biro and marker pens. You will be taught ideas for illustrations through combinations of image and text. Who is this course for This course is suitable for beginners and improvers: come...
Gloucestershire - Next course on 10th August 2019
This relaxed and friendly workshop is perfect for you if you want to self-publish your first book quickly and easily. We will help you to create something you and your family will treasure. Over the course of the weekend, you will gain confidence in using the self-publishing tools available on Kindle and Amazon Paperback. We will examine different routes into print, through both mainstream and self-publishing routes, and discuss how they can be made to...
Oxfordshire - Next course on 23rd July 2019
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 childrens picture books or create unique cards. Using photo references to create your own characters by simplyfying details. How to sketch out character shapes, facial features, body features. Detailing, using clothing, environments. Using pastels to paint your characters.
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd October 2019
Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia and online graphics. Whether you are a designer or technical illustrator producing artwork for print, an artist producing multimedia graphics or a creator of web pages for any online content Adobe Illustrator offers you all the tools you need to get professional results. On this Mac-based course, you will: - complete various exercises using all of the tools available - create scalable vector artwork -...
Suffolk - Next course on 4th September 2019
2 day art break at historic Flatford Mill, run by the Field Studies Council. Have you ever wondered how to use your sketchbook to its maximum potential? How to gather and assemble information, how and what to draw in your sketchbook and how to develop layouts and designs from your sketches? This practical course is packed full with a series of short drawing and design exercises (including an outdoor drawing exercise each day, weather permitting)...

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