This is a highly practical course that aims to give students the very best opportunity to publish in these fields. The course is staffed by practicing illustrators with rich and varied experience in these fields and invaluable insight into all aspects of publishing. The course will draw on the advice and expertise of visiting publishers, writers, editors, designers and art directors offering the best possible opportunity into the seemingly impenetrable world of publishing, narratives and children's books.
Middlesex University offers superb facilities, including our exceptional printmaking rooms offering silkscreen, litho, monoprint, wood and lino cutting, etching and drypoint options. Students will have access to our state-of-the-art reprographic department, where dummy books and sample illustrations may be printed to the highest professional quality. In addition, we offer practical bookbinding expertise and instruction, enabling students to produce illustrated material to the highest presentation standard.
Visits by professionals working in children’s books and graphic novels, including visits from publishers, editors, and designers
Access to exceptional printmaking facilities, offering screen-printing, letterpress and relief printing options
Exceptional research and reference opportunities including collections of artists’ books, materials and special collections room and access to the extensive Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture (MoDA) collection of printed ephemera
Flexible module structure to meet the abilities and ambitions of students
Strong focus on professional presentation skills such as printing and preparing a publisher’s dummy
- Workshops and practical advice in creating and launching a website.