ILLUSTRATION Workshops in Barcelona

 Introductory Course on how to create an ILLUSTRATED BOOK.
February-March 2019.
Taller de 4 Pintors, Barcelona

Introductory course on how to create illustrated books. Each student will create a personal project and the necessary knowledge and tools will be acquired in order to finish it and present it professionally.

The purpose of the course is to understand the illustration as a graphic and narrative medium, investigate the different techniques and find a style of our own that will help us to reaffirm ourselves as illustrators.

CONTENTS
– Editorial project planning: narrative elements and graphics to take into account.
– Defining personal style, technique and working method.
– Beginning of personal project creating a story-board.
– Parts of an illustrated book and the relationship between text and image.
– The creation of characters and their development.
– Creation of scenes and settings.
– Cover design: graphic synthesis and communication.

WORKING METHOD
– The contents of the course will always begin with a screening of the subject in hand.
– Work will be done in class with personalized tutorials.
– All illustrations will be made by hand, with the technique of choice.
– We’ll work with the following materials: pencil, ink, watercolor, gouache, acrylic and collage.

Teacher: Laura Klamburg, illustrator and graphic designer specialized in editorial design.

SCHEDULE

  • Days → Thursdays 7th, 14th, 21th, 28th February; 7th March 2019.
  • Morning Group → 10:30am to 1:30pm
  • Afternoon Group → 4pm to 7pm
  • Price → 140 € (5 classes of 3 hours each).

The course (and each group) requires a minimum of 5 students.


 Introductory Course on PHOTOSHOP applied to hand-made illustrations.
March-April 2019.
Taller de 4 Pintors, Barcelona

Introductory course to learn how to apply color and other illustration techniques with Photoshop to hand-made illustrations generating a final digital file, ready to print or send online.

The objective of the course is to learn to diversify the graphic options of an illustration with the speed and versatility of digital techniques. This knowledge is not intended to change the style of hand-made illustrations, specific to each one, but to add practical value when working with professional assignments.

CONTENTS
– Creating an illustration with ink technique ready to be scanned.
– Image mode and resolution.
– Working with layers.
– Using and creating color palettes.
– Brushes and color gradients.
– Using masking areas.
– Digital collage.
– Special effects.
– Applying text to image.
– Saving documents in different formats.

WORKING METHOD
– Each student will bring his own portable computer with Photoshop (or similar) installed.
– The contents of the class will be screened so it will be easy to follow and practice.
– There will be a scanner available.
– The original illustration and its digital manipulation will be done in class.
Teacher: Laura Klamburg, illustrator and graphic designer specialized in editorial design.

SCHEDULE

  • Days → Thursdays 14th, 21th, 28th March; 4th, 11th April 2019.
  • Morning Group → 10:30am to 1:30pm
  • Afternoon Group → 4pm to 7pm
  • Price → 140 € (5 classes of 3 hours each).

The course (and each group) requires a minimum of 5 students.


Laura Klamburg. Illustration Classes in Barcelona
Original drawing by Laura Klamburg. Illustration Classes
Getting ready for sketches, students of the Illustration Workshop. 4 Pintors
Getting ready for sketches, students of the Illustration Workshop. 4 Pintors
Student artwork for the Illustration Workshop, Barcelona 4 Pintors
Illustration Course
Original drawing for children's book by Laura Klamburg, Barcelona art courses
Children’s book drawing. Course in Barcelona
Student original work for the illustration course. 4 Pintors, Barcelona
Illustration courses. Barcelona
Children's book drawing by Laura Klamburg
Children’s book drawing by Laura Klamburg

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