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Those who enroll in summer courses are often able to get ahead in their educations. Additionally, those who have already completed a degree are sometimes able to enroll in this type of course to enhance their current careers. 

Students who seek to pursue a career in graphic design, advertising, comic book art, or related fields may take courses in illustration to gain a fundamental understanding of form, composition, color theory, and other design principles.

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Porto Illustration Summer School

Students will participate in a creative and productive atmosphere for two weeks under the guidance of our international awarded team of tutors. Based on a practical appro ... [+]

INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

Students will participate in a creative and productive atmosphere for two weeks under the guidance of our international awarded team of tutors. Based on a practical approach, students will undergo a personal approach to the creative process, within one of Europe´s most beautiful and oldest cities, in recent years several times awarded Europe´s Best Destination.

The two weeks course will appeal to participants who want to develop their personal visual language and want to experiment new techniques either with traditional mediums, like silk-screening and etching or digital drawing ranging from character design and hand-lettering illustration to Urban Sketching. It is designed for practitioners who have an interest in pursuing a career in illustration, either part or full time. The course will help you to build a strong illustration portfolio, regardless of your background: illustrator, graphic designer, fine artist, visual art students, architects, designers, tattooists, animators.... [-]

Portugal Porto
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

This course will explore the methods, habits and skills needed from experts in illustration and drawing, and will look at how to play, experiment and find and develop eac ... [+]

THIS COURSE IS HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE

This course will explore the methods, habits and skills needed from experts in illustration and drawing, and will look at how to play, experiment and find and develop each student’s own vision and voice. Students will learn how to work on digital and printed media, understanding the advantages and key characteristics of both areas.

The aim is to help students use every resource at hand to achieve their goals in the most effective way. The creative process will be reviewed from the beginning to the end, developing projects where illustration will be the main tool, from ideation to materialization.

Objectives To identify the leadi... [-]
Spain Madrid
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
The Florence Institute of Design International

This intensive four-week program is designed for students of graphic design and advertising or marketing professionals. This introductory course teaches students the proc ... [+]

Overview

This intensive four-week program is designed for students of graphic design and advertising or marketing professionals. This introductory course teaches students the process of digital illustration and prepares them for working in various styles. Realistic and stylized methods of illustration are examined while students work on developing their personal styles.

Faculty

The faculty is made up of both locally Italian and international professors who all speak and teach in English. Additionally, the professors are all professionals working in their field. This is to ensure that the faculty is aware of what is happening in their field so that they do not give their students outdated information. The school’s intimate class sizes allow for each student to receive a premium individualized education.... [-]

Italy Florence
October 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses

Drawing is an essential part of every art and design specialism, as well for those who wish to work in the creative industries, and is at the heart of what we do here at ... [+]

Drawing is an essential part of every art and design specialism, as well for those who wish to work in the creative industries, and is at the heart of what we do here at AUB.

Whether you are a budding illustrator, or simply wish to improve your drawing skills to support other creative work, this new course gives you the chance to get stuck in with a range of different mediums, to produce exciting and original work, and develop your drawing techniques. You will have the chance to participate in a broad range of drawing workshops led by a diverse range of inspiring tutors. You will be pushed to experiment, to learn from your mistakes and to develop a critical understanding of your work.... [-]

United Kingdom Bournemouth
July 2019
Full-time
18 days
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Barcelona

The course helps prepare students to learn to confront the creative challenges of elaborating illustrations with content and form. ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in Illustration 2019.

What has not changed over the years is that personal struggle each illustrator endures in trying to express content in his or her work. Developing a personal style is based on two demanding processes: being able to take creative risks and learning a fundamental ability - drawing.

Illustration has been around for a long time and since the appearance of digital programs, this art form (if we can call it that) has diversified itself and helped open the door for new creative jobs in many different areas (Internet, television, publishing, medicine, sciences, newspapers, theatre, magazines, cinema, corporations, advertising, etc).

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Spain Barcelona
July 2019
Part-time
4 weeks
Campus