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Illustration Mentorship

An 8 week mentored course where students create refined images using professional practices

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Course Format:
Live Group Sessions
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent), OR sketchbook, paper, pencils, pens, brushes
Lecture Type:
Live Group Sessions
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, q&a, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate- Advanced
Feedback:
Live Group Sessions
Q&A:
Once per week
Prerequisites:
Foundation & Design Program or equivalent. Students should have a good understanding of human figure drawing, landscape painting, and perspective. Course recommendations: Narrative Illustration and Characters, Fundamentals of Environment Design.
Course Format:
Live Group Sessions
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent), OR sketchbook, paper, pencils, pens, brushes
Lecture Type:
Live Group Sessions
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, q&a, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate- Advanced
Feedback:
Live Group Sessions
Q&A:
Once per week
Prerequisites:
Foundation & Design Program or equivalent. Students should have a good understanding of human figure drawing, landscape painting, and perspective. Course recommendations: Narrative Illustration and Characters, Fundamentals of Environment Design.
Course Format:
Live Group Sessions
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent), OR sketchbook, paper, pencils, pens, brushes
Lecture Type:
Live Group Sessions
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, q&a, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate- Advanced
Feedback:
Live Group Sessions
Q&A:
Once per week
Prerequisites:
Foundation & Design Program or equivalent. Students should have a good understanding of human figure drawing, landscape painting, and perspective. Course recommendations: Narrative Illustration and Characters, Fundamentals of Environment Design.
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
EXPAND ALL COLLAPSE ALL

The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Introduction, getting to know your work, and defining expectations

Discussion about how illustration has evolved and where it’s used in the industry | Paths to becoming an illustrator | Setting goals for your work

Week 2 | Visual Storytelling

The importance of knowing your audience and how to explore their story through composition | How to prepare a painting

Week 3 | Technique Exploration

Explore techniques that will aid personal artistic development | Developing your characters with intent and composition

Week 4 | Composition: Character and Environment

Exploring techniques that will aid personal artistic development | Bring your painting to life: Using reference and light and shadow | Integrating your your character and environment

Week 5 | Technique Exploration

Achieving cohesiveness through your artwork | Keeping consistency between styles |Talk about foundations and inspirations

Week 6 | Color Relationships

Exploring techniques that will aid personal artistic development | Bringing your painting to life with atmosphere and color relationships

Week 7 | Technique Exploration

Exploring techniques that will aid personal artistic development | Pushing your render and story

Week 8 | Moving Forward

Final presentations and critiques | Tips for how to effectively showcase your work in various platforms

Illustration Mentorship
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
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Igniting your imagination

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What makes this learning experience unique?
Personal Feedback

Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.

1+ Year Access

Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.

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Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

Illustration Mentorship
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