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Goldsmiths, University of London: Children's Literature: Children's Book Illustration

Institution Goldsmiths, University of London View institution profile
Department Educational Studies
Web https://www.gold.ac.uk/
Email course-info@gold.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7078 5300
Study type Taught

Summary

Immerse yourself in exploring professional and practical approaches to children’s illustration.

Why study MA Children’s Literature: Children’s Book Illustration?

  • Refine your practical illustration skills and ideas by working on projects that focus on materials and their combination, colour, tone, creating atmosphere, addressing the reader, and the relation of illustration to text. At the end of the programme you'll have the opportunity to exhibit your work.

  • You won't only develop your practical skills. We draw on both professional and critical perspectives from art and education, cultural studies, design, and sociology to deliver a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to the subject of illustration. We'll expect you to interrogate the power relations that determine what is published, distributed and selected to be read by children in schools.

  • You'll study a bespoke module in children’s publishing that will help you with promoting your work and establishing dialogues with designers, editors and agents. You'll also have the chance to benefit from exposure to professional networks such as the Association of Illustrators, guest lectures from established illustrators and visits to illustration studios.

  • You'll be taught by leading teaching staff, including established children’s authors and illustrators.

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