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Illustration for Storytelling Masterclass

Illustration for Storytelling Masterclass

  • Tutor: School Of Illustration
  • Room: Art Room
  • Type: Adult
  • Level: Mixed


Ages 16+

No experience necessary but drawing ability required. The cost of this course includes a packed lunch. Please contact us as soon as possible with any dietary requirements.

Join professional illustrators Nick and Frances Moffatt from The School of Illustration for this exciting 2-day storytelling masterclass, in which you’ll explore the fundamentals of illustrating for a range of narrative commercial outcomes, from children’s picture books to graphic novels. You’ll learn about story structure, character design, composition, and everything else you could possibly need to create fantastic final illustration. You will also take a look at illustration for storytelling from an entrepreneurial perspective, learning about routes into the publishing industry the roles of publishers, editors, and agents and how to get your work in front of them.

Day 1
On day one we’ll take a deep dive into what exactly narrative illustration is, looking at various exciting examples and discussing what makes them so successful. You’ll identify what genre of narrative illustration works best for you and your creative voice, and you will begin creating your very own narrative illustration

Day 2
Day two will be your opportunity to really bring together everything we have covered in day one and more! We’ll look at how to successfully design characters, how to rough out your narrative illustrations to get the best out of your storytelling, and you’ll begin your final composition, receiving feedback throughout from industry professionals.

On both days, you’ll be receiving feedback on your work at all stages from industry professionals Nick and Frances.


The School of Illustration is a dynamic, industry focused online learning resource for illustrators. They’re a one-stop shop for advice, education and guidance on all things education and entrepreneurship, providing a friendly creative community committed to supporting illustrators at every stage of the creative journey.

With a combined 30+ years’ experience in both freelance illustration and higher education, Nick and Frances are passionate about bringing high quality, accessible advice and support for illustrators and aspiring illustrators to a wider audience.

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Session 1 15th August 2022, 10:00 - 17:00
Session 2 16th August 2022, 10:00 - 17:00

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