Creative Practice Course (Editorial Season)

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - June 12 @ 7:30 pm

There are many facets to editorial illustration, and AOI members have the exclusive opportunity to explore these by taking part in one or more of four online sessions for the Inside Illustration Editorial Season Creative Practice Course.

The Creative Practice course is hosted by illustrator, Dave Bain.

Each session gives you the opportunity to respond to one of two briefs set by the session illustrator. We encourage you to make up to 3 rough ideas from the brief to bring along to the session, where you’ll be able to discuss your ideas with fellow illustrators in an informal setting.

Sessions are freely available for AOI Members. Join or log in to your member’s account to book your spot (limited spaces).


Session 1 April 12, 2022 at 7.30-9pm

Editorial: Current Affairs with Kotryna Zukauskaite

Kotryna is an editorial illustrator working worldwide from Vilnius, Lithuania. She focuses on translating complex information into comprehensible imagery through visual metaphors and humor.

She has been commissioned by an extensive list of editorial clients.

Session 2 April 26, 2022 at 7.30-9pm

Editorial: Lifestyle with Vanessa Lovegrove

Vanessa is a Bristol-based illustrator who is often commissioned for editorial work.

Her work expresses a genuine love of characters and narrative through the use of mark-making and texture.

Her first award-winning picture book Mind Hug was published in 2017.

Session 3 May 10, 2022 at 7.30-9pm

Editorial: Food with Bett Norris

Bett is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK, producing work for print and web by fusing traditional drawing techniques with digital technology.

Bett is known for her wide range of work, including illustrating food.

Session 3 May 24, 2022 at 7.30-9pm

Editorial: Portraiture with Sarah Tanat-Jones

Sarah likes to pair energy with elegance in her illustrations by using bold colour and a flowing, hand drawn ink line. This is a versatile aesthetic anchored in the craft of drawing on paper, that suits a range of clients, from editorial to publishing and advertising.

She is also known for her range of Chicken Shops of London products.

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May 1 @ 7:30 pm
June 12 @ 7:30 pm