Children's Book Illustration - Nottingham Trent University


Duration: Ten evenings, five Saturdays or one week

Price: £395

Run by: Linsey Richards
at Nottingham Trent University

0115 848 2813

50 Shakespeare Street
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 4FQ

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About the Course

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.

On this course you will:

- have a combination of group and one-to-one tutorials
- learn about character development, visual voice, story structure, sequence, pagination and page design
- define your audience
- get advice on how to get published.

What will you gain?

You will leave the course with an understanding of how to create stories and illustrate children’s picture books. This is a very practical course involving drawing, writing and design.

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Please note that if you have a CraftCourses gift voucher you would like to use as full or part payment of this course fee, the booking will need to be made via telephone (number above). If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

25 hours of quality tuition with an experienced tutor. Maximum class size: 16



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Brilliant course. I enjoyed how thorough our tutor was in making sure we were happy. The schedule was well-defined, and I was able to get a large amount of work done that I am more than happy with. This has made me consider the MA Illustration course taught by the same tutor.

- - #4975

I really enjoyed the structure of the course – it really focussed my ideas! And the tutor is very passionate about what she does.

- - #4974

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Course Start Dates

Thursday 4th October 2018
Saturday 2nd March 2019

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  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners

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