Our workshops are based on the principles of picture-making. Drawing, ideation, storytelling and compositional skills are emphasized as the foundation of personal development and better concepts. The best artists come from an understanding of advanced picture-making skills.
Instructors deliver demos and tutorials on the conceptualization, and application of their work. Each instructor offers a unique style and perspective, providing a diverse collection of information. (3-5 alls weeks)
The Illustration Academy hosts figure drawing, featuring nude models. Instructors draw with the students, allowing students to observe and learn from a exceptionally advanced drawers. (3 all week).
Instructors explain in great detail the development of their career, including technique, skill, networking, marketing, social media, and entrepreneurial strategy. (3-5 all weeks)
There are frequent constructive, group critiques. Every student receives one-on-one feedback from the visiting and resident artists to better improve and develop their assigned work. (3-5 all weeks)
Each week, students are assigned a number of projects from the visiting instructors. Each assignments all vary and often relate the visiting artist's style, technique or industry. (1 all weeks)
Our program guides students to comprehend the variables, skills, and techniques that make illustrations better. We prepare artists to perform at a professional level.
The weekly projects parallel assignments working artists receive work from art directors, commercial clients, or publishers. The deadlines are tight and the artist is provided technical and practical parameters for the usage of the work.