Illustration Art

Explore the exciting medium of visual communication through the art of illustration. Developing a creative concept with a clear objective from start to finish, you will learn the process of illustrating for a variety of genres: from event posters to editorial illustration, music industry, and t-shirt design. From conceiving a visual idea to sketching, coming up with multiple drafts, and finalizing a finished product in Photoshop, you will have a chance to practice your drawing skills and design skills in a fun, project-based class environment.

What you will learn in this class:

  • How to work within client constraints and deadlines

  • Brainstorming ideas and sketching multiple concepts

  • Scanning and formatting correctly in Photoshop

  • Tonal and color techniques in Photoshop to correct files

Required supplies:

  • Sketchbook*

  • Pencil*

  • Precision pens (micron 01, 05, 08 recommended)*

  • Brushes (watercolor brushes recommended)*

  • Ink (sumi ink recommended)

  • Bristol paper (14×17 and 11×14 recommended)

  • Items marked with an asterisk are available for purchase in Fleisher’s school store. Members receive a 10% discount on art supply purchases.