Illustration Courses in London

From comic books to storyboards, our courses not only cover a wide range of subjects relating to illustration, but also cater to a range of levels. Our illustration courses are taught by passionate and expert teachers.

Many of our digital and design students can now take advantage of our state-of-the-art Digital and Design Lab.

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Whether you’re free evenings, daytimes or weekends, we have a variety of dates and times for you to choose from. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.

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  1. Children's book illustration to animation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An opportunity to give life to your children’s book character and introduce it into an animated scene. Invaluable for book trailers and online publicity.
    Full fee: £599.00
    Senior fee: £599.00
    Concession: £365.00

  2. Natural history illustration

    Natural history illustration

    Course Date: Wed 20 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to capture wildlife on paper, from fossils to fleeting birds and butterflies. Gain skills using a variety of different media including digital. Includes trips to the Natural History Museum.

    See what you could create – view a small selection of work made on this course

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    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  3. Drawing for graphic novels

    Course Date: Fri 19 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the creative potential of the graphic novel. Learn how to script and storyboard innovative narratives and create exciting characters and compositions.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Develop a children's picture book

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 26 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Need some help developing your children’s picture book? An opportunity to develop your ideas towards a format for presenting to publishers. All levels welcome.

    See what you could create –
    view a selection of work made on our children’s book illustration courses

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    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. Illustration: an introduction to visual storytelling

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to communicate ideas through image making. Create a portfolio of work using a variety of traditional and contemporary tools and techniques including collage, cut outs, drawing, paint, 3D objects and digital.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  6. Drawing caricatures

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Being able to draw both realistic and exaggerated cartoon portraits is an invaluable cartooning skill. Have fun learning how to draw engaging and witty caricatures of famous figures and your own friends and family.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  7. Start drawing for comic books

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the process of writing and drawing comic books and develop skills in planning, creating and drawing effective comic book pages. On this practical course you'll plan a graphic story and execute one finished page.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  8. Start Botanical illustration

    Course Date: Wed 12 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Botanical illustration is both an art form and a means of scientific engagement. Learn about depicting form, colour and differences in plant species with precision and detail on this studio and location-based course.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

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