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Book Illustration with Marie-Alice Harel

Learn how to bring stories to life through illustrations with award-winning illustrator and author, Marie-Alice Harel! Illustrations have been used as a visual companion of text for centuries, and in this course, Marie-Alice will share her vast knowledge of narrative illustration to help you develop a strong base for creating artwork that perfectly compliments the story you want to tell.

Over 8 lessons, Marie-Alice will go over everything you need to know to be a successful book illustrator, from the fundamental function of value, color and composition, creating characters, to preparing images for print, dealing with contracts and the practical aspects of managing a freelance business. In this course, you can expect to do a lot of drawing, in context with each lesson, leading to the creation of finished artwork. You will also be referencing many artists, including picturebook and book cover illustrators, to see how they manipulate colors, contrasts, shapes and the text-image relationship, to help tell a story.

If you're interested in learning how to create book illustrations that serve a story and evoke an emotional response within your audience, this course is a must-watch!
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Receive personalized video feedback from course instructor Marie-Alice Harel as students learn from weekly lecture videos and complete scheduled assignments.

$898.00 USD
Scheduled Course Dates:
Jan 10, 2022