United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Developing Illustration Practice

when 5 June 2017 - 30 June 2017
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 2300

The three week long course will challenge students to explore narrative illustration and, based on literary sources, investigate how to tell a story through images. With support, students will create, develop and present their own personal illustration project.

Course leader

Robbie Bush and Kasia Matyjaszek

Target group

1 year of undergraduate study.

Course aim

By the end of the course, through attending classes and engaging in directed and independent study, students should be able to investigate aspects of historical and contemporary illustration and subject matter through a range of approaches. In addition, students will be able to develop personal visual ideas from texts to create an extended series of illustrations and to produce a short reflective essay.
The exploration of processes and materials and the use of a range of established and experimental techniques will enable students to cultivate their own personal visual language.
In addition, the course will provide students with the opportunity to present a range of considered and sophisticated studio work in an appropriate form demonstrating a range of ideas, storyboarding and development. Students will be expected to produce a resolved output in response to their own ambitious personal illustration brief, and in addition set out issues relevant to their project within a short critical essay.

Credits info

20 credits or 10 ECTS or 4 US.

Fee info

GBP 2300: Accommodation not included in course fees.
GBP 0: Various accommodation packages available. Prices range from £114-489 per week. Please check the University of Edinburgh Summer School website for further details.
Information can be found under 'Fees'.


Scholarships will be made available on the summer school website when they are announced

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