Unleash your imagination and master new methods of self-expression via visual storytelling. The course is aimed at students, practitioners and enthusiasts who wish to further their skills in creating picture-driven stories that can lead to the making of original graphic novels. It offers a fresh approach to the subject and aims at releasing the imagination, opening the opportunity for self-expression. It can also help those intending to embark on MA level studies or professionals seeking to discover alternative ways to expand their working methods.
Personal and organisational benefits:
At the end of this course you will have gained:
- a deeper understanding of contemporary approaches to storytelling, visual narratives and illustration in the context of graphic novels
- insights on the potential of location, characterisation, materiality and perception in the creation of visual narratives and graphic novels
- confidence in creating your own illustration and visual narratives
- skills to work in a range of settings from traditional to contemporary, from print to electronic, handmade or computer-generated.
Course Team Names:
Andrzej Klimowski, Emeritus Professor of Illustration
Miguel Angel Valdivia, Short course tutor