All my art is rooted in it. Still, I remember how difficult it was to break the brain/hand barrier and the idea about "proper" drawing.
Through different assignments explore various strategies to find the best way to express your intention.
Create a series of illustrations for any text you already know or write your own. Explore the techniques to develop the right and original concept, work with the critical elements of the story. Make a simple book.
Self-exploration through various art forms allows you to learn more about art and yourself along the way: life map, personal legend, self-portrait, landscape as projection, artist journal.
Learn timeless and uncomplicated techniques to make a beautiful handmade book from your illustration as an art object: accordion book and Japanese stab stitch book.
Comics and graphic novels, or sequential art, are one of the world's great storytelling media. Depending on your skills and intent, dive in and bring your story alive.
Exploring and respecting your art. Honest opinion and advice.
5 lessons cost $575. For more info text at 978-325-2764. I offer the experience of college teaching in the Academy of Fine Art in Maastricht and Montserrat College of Art in Beverly and the expertise of leading private sessions. I have 30 years career as an artist, illustrator, journalist, faculty and gallerist.