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Course start date:
04 Feb 2019
Course end date:
24 Jun 2019
18:00 - 21:00

Local illustrator Holly Acland will lead you through this exciting 15 week course.  You will be taken through a range of illustration techniques to help you create a portfolio of work. You will be given the opportunity to build a body of course work, through tutor led workshops that will introduce you to contemporary illustration techniques using collage, drawing, paint, pattern and printmaking. There will be an opportunity to develop basic digital skills within Illustrator and Photoshop to enhance your practical work and prepare artwork for print and web. Your coursework will include sketchbook development and final pieces.

The Illustration course is ideal for those who wish to gain a formal qualification and practical experience working with a range of visual communication techniques. This course can help take an interest in visual arts to the next level or prepare you for entry to higher level study

Learning Styles:
The course will be taught through demonstrations, group discussions and hands on practical tasks. This course will involve some personal study outside the class, including research.

You will be taken through the visual communication process to help you explore media and develop a series of artwork.
The course will include time spent on tutor led workshops, these will include:

- Drawing using pencil, charcoal, ink etc
- Collage
- Painting and mark making
- Repeat pattern
- Printmaking using mono-print
- Digital illustration

How will I be assessed?


Next: Career Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

After completing this course, you may wish to progress onto:

Part-Time Courses:
- Graphic Design, Level 2

Full-Time Courses (3 days a week):
- Art & Design, Level 2
- Art & Design, Level 3
- Art & Design, Foundation Diploma

Next: Entry requirements

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Next: Fees

Adult fees


Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on enquiries@kendal.ac.uk for details. More about Student Finance.

Next: Enquire

Enquire about Illustration

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