Introduction to Illustration is a short course that focuses exclusively on the basics of drawing for artists who are new to the craft of illustration. If you have ever desired to draw concept art, storyboards, or comic books, then this is the place to start!

Our jam-packed six-week program covers the essential you need to take your skills to the next level. It is also the perfect way to prepare for our comprehensive core program.

Introduction to Illustration includes:

  • How to use traditional illustration materials
  • How to effectively execute line-work
  • How to construct basic forms in perspective
  • How to construct basic scenes in perspective
  • How to apply basic lighting and shadows to objects
  • How to draw basic figures and creatures
  • How to effectively compose a scene
  • How to accurately draw from life

Join our friendly and engaging classes, where you’ll learn to draw familiar characters, creatures, props, and environments from popular culture.

You will also learn about the different types of creative careers within the Australian and international entertainment industry, and the skills it takes to secure employment.

Introduction to Illustration is the ideal pathway into our intensive core program. Our core program thoroughly teaches students the fundamentals of drawing, and develops the foundation skills that are required to become professional illustrator.

TUTOR: Tony Lovett

DURATION: 2 nights a week for 6 weeks

COMMENCES: Monday the 9th of April 2018

TIMES: Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:30pm to 9:30pm

PRICE: $1200+GST ($1320 including GST)


Tony has worked as a Layout and Storyboard Artist on 2D animated shows and 3D animated films for over twenty years. His projects have ranged from stylized cartoons, such as Woody Woodpecker and Tex Avery, to elaborate Disney films, such as Bambi and Brother Bear. In recent years, Tony has focused on visual development and storyboards for film and television projects.