Illustrating Children's Books: An Intermediate Course
This course focuses on illustrating novels, graphic novels, series books, and digital books for childrens. Designed as a job shopper’s training and critique group, students in this intermediate/advanced course research the field by submitting proposals and connecting with art directors at magazines, zines, and publishers. Through hands-on assignments, lectures, and critiques, students continue to examine aesthetic and technical aspects including text analysis, concept development, character studies, and story boarding. Also covers portfolio preparation and how to get jobs in today’s market.
Prerequisite: XILU6009 Illustrating Children’s Books or consent of instructor
First class materials: Note-taking materials Also, please bring any rough sketches you would like to discuss, as well as a children’s book, which has caught your fancy!
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