Course code: QCXR136P
Subject area: Art & Design
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
6:45pm - 8:45pm
17th Jan 2022 - 28th Mar 2022
01235 555 585
kOrky Paul, international multi-million selling children’s book illustrator, will teach you how to draw and illustrate a double page spread of a children’s picture book as steps towards a presentation package to show prospective publishers (something he does all the time!).
All workshops will be conducted as an editorial meeting with all learners seated around one large ‘board-room’ style table. No work to be done in the workshops, as many students are reluctant or shy to work in front of others. Also from a practical point of view it is difficult to bring in art materials.
So be prepared, there is lots of homework!
kOrky Paul was born in Zimbabwe. He studied Fine Arts at Durban University of Technology, South Africa and Film Animation at CalArts, California. He began his career in advertising before becoming an illustrator of children’s books.
He is best known for illustrating the multi-million selling series, Winnie the Witch, published in over thirty languages and soon to be a TV series called Winnie and Wilbur on Channel 5 ‘Milkshake’.
The course will offer aspiring illustrators technical and creative knowledge on the art and craft of children's book illustration, develop their drawing and painting skills, in order to prepare a proposed children’s book for presentation to a prospective publisher.
Students will cover ten important aspects of book illustration:1. Learn to read a manuscript, break it down to fit into the format of a picture book. 2. Doing research, finding reference material and building up a reference library.3. Learn to produce rough illustrations and layouts.4. Preparing finished artwork based on the roughs.5. Learn about page design, layout and composition.6. Learn about typography and incorporating this with the layout and illustration.7. To look for their own voice and develop their own unique style of illustration.8. Learn to use different techniques, media and materials.9. Applying this knowledge with basic computer skills using InDesign, PhotoShop & Quark.10. Preparing a manuscript for presentation.
Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 21/02/2022.
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16 - 18 Fee
Tuition Fee: £175.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £175.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £105.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £105.00