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Exploring Career Opportunities for Illustrators: A Drawing Workshop

6:30PM - 9:30PM
Oct 10 - Dec 05
2.00 CEUs,
8 Sessions

Grant Shaffer Storyboard artist, editorial illustrator, visual artist, cartoonist and children’s book illustrator

This course is for students who would like to explore drawing and career possibilities through a variety of forms, including storyboarding for film/music videos, editorial illustration, cartooning and comics, storyboarding for advertising, children's book illustration and drawing as a fine art medium. In-class exercises, lectures and replicated real-world job assignments will broaden each student's sense of what is possible through drawing. With weekly class crits as well as individual guidance, students will learn to find their voice by concentrating on drawing techniques and styles. Home assignments will be encouraged, working from thumbnail sketches to final portfolio pieces. How to find clients, pricing and presentation of work will be covered.


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