Illustration
Nov
18
Dec 11

Illustration

£120 for four sessions | 15% discount for all Blake student alumni.

This course is suitable for students interested in comics, political and street art, cartooning, children's books, magazine illustration and any other area where artwork communicates ideas or stories to an audience.

The emphasis of the projects is on a free and innovative approach to realistic briefs using a diverse range of media and music, poems, animation and the like as stimuli.

Students are trained to get inside a project, opening up key themes and thinking laterally to create relevant and contemporary imagery.

Graphic Communication
Nov
14
Dec 6

Graphic Communication

£120 for four sessions | 15% discount for all Blake student alumni

This course focuses on developing visual concepts through the creative use of words and imagery for the commercial environment.

The course includes magazine, CD and packaging design as well as advertisements, logotype and corporate branding. The studio is equipped with state of the art Apple Macs including the key software of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash and InDesign as well as desk and wall space for traditional media.

Exploring typographic design and graphic image making, projects range from the commercial world to experimental work documenting personal experience. Combining digital and traditional the process of working through a brief to finished artwork trains the student to convey their intentions with impact.

Digital Photography for Social Media
Nov
9
Dec 1

Digital Photography for Social Media

Digital Photography is for students who would like to learn how to produce high quality digital images and how to manipulate them for maximum effect using Adobe Photoshop.

Dress Making
Nov
8
Nov 29

Dress Making

This four week course guides you through the first steps of creating either a circle skirt or Pencil Skirt. Starting from the basics of measuring, right through to creating a garment specific to you. Throughout the course you will learn how to draft a pattern, create a toile, fit your garment to your specifications and finally make your own skirt.

Words & Pictures
Sep
20
Oct 27

Words & Pictures

Do you like to create your own comics? Do you have an idea for a Graphic Novel but don’t know where to start? Do you have a wonderful idea for a children’s book? Are you an illustrator or artist who wants to turn your hand at visual storytelling? Perhaps you are simply a fan of narrative art and want to know more…