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Basic Illustration

Course Detail

Course Details

Award : Certificate of Participation Duration: 48 hours Next Intake: 15th April 2019

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to illustration

  • Basic perspective, light and shadow and the 5 Value system
  • Human and creature structure
  • Basic human anatomy, facial features and rendering
  • Story and concept development stage
  • Development of an illustration – 1 simple character
  • Illustration 2 – book cover image
  • Final Illustration – complex scene

Entry Requirements

  • Age: 16 years old and above Recommended for Media Professionals and
  • Freelancers Open to both Singaporean & International Students (Including PR,
  • Student Pass, Work Permit, S Pass & E Pass)

Learning Outcomes

  • Core mastery of skill-sets to create illustrations from imagination
  • Knowledge of important core concepts essential to illustration
  • Learn all the intricate points of illustrations used in books, films, games and fine art
  • Basic skills in creating scenes with characters and creatures in various environment using Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of the illusion of depth and how to apply it to the environment
  • Composition, lighting and perspective techniques that are applicable to various other art and art-related disciplines
  • Semi-professional to professional level of knowledge, presentation and skills required in the illustration industry
  • To gain a great advantage and edge over other students in animation, media, gaming, film, and visual effect schools

Fees

Course Fee [Inclusive of 7% GST]:S$1378.16

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Mohd Zaki Bin Ragman

Assistant Lecturer at MAGES Institute of Excellence
Diploma in Entertainment Design, MAGES Institute of Excellence

Zaki brings with him more than 18 years of experience in various creative industries, from illustration to animation. Zaki has been a valuable addition to various companies such as Scrawl Studios and Chip & Toons taking up the responsibility of Animation Director in both places. In addition to his illustrious career, Zaki has also been published 5 times – with his latest comic, Badang, being a historical comic based on the Second World War in Singapore. Zaki completed his formal education with MAGES Institute of Excellence, graduating with a Diploma in Entertainment Design.

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Dominic Woon

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Animation,
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dominic is a Concept Designer/ Illustrator with 5 years of experience in conceptualising, designing and storyboarding. He heads his company Pen and Paper Studios with the intention of creating quality artworks that communicate as well as entertain. Some of Dominic’s clients include Grey Group, Shooting Gallery Asia, Tiny Island and MM2 Entertainment. Having worked with global and regional innovation managers for clients like Fonterra and Uber. Dominic has visualised new product concepts that could define the future. He has also storyboarded for SG50’sìTheatre of Dreams in the Future of Us exhibition as well as created visuals for the 2016 Health Promotion Board’s Chinese New Year animation. A supporter of community initiatives, Dominic works with Bold At Work – an innovative educational centre, to build resilience amongst youth by imparting design thinking skills. He has also partnered Presence Pictures, and created a curriculum for secondary schools which supports children learning to draw and encourages the development of spatial awareness.

Student Testimonial

Student Testimonials

Md Rosman Senin, Advanced Illustration

Mages had given me a new found confidence in my ability as an artist. The lecturers are professional and are very keen to share their knowledge. Thanks to their quality guidance, I was able to push myself and surpass my expectations for the courses. It is definitely a must for those who wish to push their abilities and talent to the next level.

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