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Connor - Prof drawing - Edinburgh
£25/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Connor
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Life Drawing
  • Art School Preparation
  • Comic strips
Levels
  • All Levels

Communication Design graduate offering tutoring in comic book/graphic novel art and illustration based in Edinburgh

Methodology

My lessons are there for anyone who wants to learn the process of comic art and will be at a BA Hons level. This will include the process from start to finish or from wherever you feel your skill set is at. I am an open-minded, understanding, patient person and I want my lessons to be as fun and comfortable as possible as well as productive. I understand that every artist has their own style so we will adapt lessons to it and work towards fine-tuning it, maybe even help you find it.

There are many aspects involved in comic art that I cover including cover art, pages and character design, all with different processes that I'll go over from start to finish. For cover art it will go from layout and composition ideas, sketching, pencilling, inking, and colouring. Page design will have a similar process and also include reading a script, pacing a scene, panel layout and lettering. For character design there will be looking at different body types, facial structure, costume elements, and characteristics then bringing them altogether.

Drawing is an important part so if you feel your skills in it need to be improved to help you in these processes then there will be plenty of tips and exercises leading up to them including looking at anatomy, perspective, textures, shadow/light, and making a scene dynamic.

As a recent graduate, I understand what it's like trying to get in to university so I can also help you on your journey to building a portfolio and applying.

If you see something of interest in all this, get in touch and we will start your journey on turning you in to a confident, professional comic book artist.

Experience

I am a recent graduate of Communication Design specialising in illustration. I am passionate about what I do and eager to pass on the skills and experience I have gained throughout eight years of art and design education.

Out-with education I have done commissions and created my own characters, stories, fan art, using a number of styles with different media and methods.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £25/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £100
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £175
Lessons offered by Connor
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Illustration
  • Life Drawing
  • Art School Preparation
  • Comic strips
Levels
  • All Levels

Connor's CV

SKILLS
Multimedia drawing and visualisation
Digital Drawing
Illustration
Character Design
Concept Art
Storyboarding
Idea generation
Photoshop
Illustrator

EDUCATION
Beeslack Community High School 2012 – Advannced Higher Art and Design
Edinburgh College 2013 – BTEC Art and Design
Gray’s School of Art 2015-2019 – BA Hons Communication Design

EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVMENTS
13th Annual Stereohype Button Badge Design Competition 2017 YCN Student Awards: Fedrigoni Brief 2017
Penguin Book Awards 2017: ‘In Cold Blood’
Hamptons Live Brief: Source Festival - Shortlisted
House of Illustration/Folio Society 2018
Star Marketing 2018 STV brief
Bala Sport/Denis Law Legacy Trust Collaboration – Designing Fairtrade Freestyle/Street Footballs
Gary Erskine Character Design Workshop
TalentHouse Brief - Create artwork inspired by the film Halloween
Silent Book Contest 2019
Design Studio B.O.B/Morphoria Studios - Creative Thinking Workshop
Michael Waight – Peacock Visual Arts Bookbinding Workshop
Gray’s School of Art Degree Show 2019
New Designers 2019
Alexandria McKenzie Legacy Award
Graphic Design Festival 2019
Illustration Commissions

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