Picture Book Illustration
Course No. ILL 220-320-420 Credits: 3.0
Faculty Suzanne McGinness
This course will explore the creation of a picture book through historical context, the evolution of children’s book illustration, and the methodology of creating art for a picture book. Picture books continue to expand in modern markets through digital applications as well as book art, a sculptural narrative object. Students will gain knowledge of the publishing industry and the process of submitting a body of work. Students will be expected to create a personal illustrative narrative by means of gathering reference and creating consistent and well developed characters that exist in a story.
This course is strongly recommended for elective students interested in picture books and visual narratives. Open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors.
Suzanne McGinness completed her BFA in Illustration at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She received a Master o...more
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