Short courses

Our illustration courses are ideal for developing new art and illustration skills in an inspiring gallery setting.

"The course was fantastic and I've learned so much. I will definitely come back." Course participant

Upcoming Short Courses for Adults:

Pleasures of Illustration (SOLD OUT)

The ever-popular four-week course, with Merlin Strangeway.

Intermediate Guide to Drawing

A brand-new course now on offer due to overwhelming demand, with Merlin Strangeway.

Illustrating the Animal Kingdom

Explore a fascinating subject matter through a variety of techniques, with Sion Ap Tomos.

Introduction to Creating Picture Books

An introduction to making picture books for 0-6 year olds, with Claire Alexander.

Developing Your Graphic Novel Course 2: Script and Layout

An advanced, intensive course for developing your graphic novel, with Rachael Ball.

Pleasures of Illustration

One of our most popular courses returns, with Merlin Strangeway.

Upcoming Summer Schools:

Graphic Novel Your Life

From initial story idea to dummy sample in five days, with Rachael Ball.

Illustrating People

Up your game in illustrating the human face and figure, with Sion Ap Tomos.

Introduction to Creating Picture Books

An intensive five-day summer school for adult beginners, with Claire Alexander.

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