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This course is an introduction to the art of illustration and animation techniques. 

What will you learn on this course?

Lead by a professional film maker, illustrator and animator you will learn how to create your own illustrations and animated loops. You will gain an understanding of essential illustration and animation principles and be introduced to different stylistic approaches and artistic techniques.

Using a combination of practical design demonstrations and 1-2-1 support you will receive guidance tailored to your individual projects and needs.

On completion of this course you can expect to have gained an understanding of a range of approaches to illustrating and animating and have produced your own illustrated artwork.

The course will cover:

  • Drawing skills
  • Use of colour
  • Composition
  • Stylistic choices
  • Character development
  • Introduction to contemporary artists work in both illustration and animation
  • Exploration of illustration and animation genres
  • Story writing

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+ years. It is for beginners and improvers who would like to develop skills in developing their illustration and animation skills.

The course is accessible for people with disabilities who are able to undertake practical arts and crafts activities and use a computer. A carer or support worker may assist learners on this course. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support.

The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Do you need to bring anything?

You don’t need to bring anything as all materials and equipment is provided. You are welcome to bring your own tablets, laptops and filming devices in consultation with the tutor.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs for this course.

Who teaches this course?

Martin McNally 

Book early for the best prices.

Dates & Times

    Illustration and Animation (DM108 Spring)