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Design a Children’s BookCourse Code: SC2204063 Tutor: Rachael Ball Course Dates: Monday - Friday, 31st July - 4th August 2023 Days: 5 Times: 10.00am – 5.00pm Experience Level: Ages 18+, All Levels Fee: £345 Location: Art Academy London - Red Lion Court, Groud Floor, 46-48 Park St, SE1 9EQ £345.00
On this exciting one week summer course you will learn the secrets to inventing, writing and illustrating a children’s picture book; experiment with different media and approaches; benefit from regular mentoring from a published author and gain professional tips for approaching a publisher. By the end of this fun and inspirational week, you will have written a compelling story; created fabulous characters; experimented with making a finished page or pages of artwork and designed and developed a storyboard.
This course is ideal for aspiring writers and illustrators who want to learn the fundamentals to making a picture book and is suitable for amateurs and professionals alike.
The tutor, Rachael Ball has also taught workshops on writing and illustrating picture books and graphic novels at Anglia Ruskin University, the Arvon, the House of Illustration and the City Lit. Her first graphic novel, published by Bloomsbury was one of the Guardian’s best graphic novels 2015. Her second YA graphic novel, Wolf, published by SelfMadeHero in 2018 was described by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘wildly inventive, poignant and elegiac.’
Life DrawingCourse Code: SC2204001 Tutor: Zoe Toolan Course Dates: Monday - Friday, 31st July - 4th August 2023 Days: 5 Times: 10.30am – 4.30pm Experience Level: Ages 18+, Beginner+ Fee: £300 Location: Art Academy London, 165A Mermaid Court, SE1 1HR From: £300.00
Understanding the structure of the human figure and the way it is situated within a space is an essential practice for anyone keen to develop their drawing and observational skills. Each day you will have a different theme to explore, working from the model with guidance from our highly experienced tutor. With an encouraging focus exploring your own approach to drawing, you will work through a series of exercises using a wide range of materials including charcoal and graphite. This course teaches skills and expressive drawing in a unique way to bring your drawing on most effectively and is suitable for more advanced drawers as well as beginners.