Course Description

From casual urban sketching to reporting dynamic events, documentary drawing is powerful and useful. Prioritize accuracy and transparency in evidence-based storytelling, while maintaining your personal creative voice. Students will build skills to report on real-life characters and situations, combining text and images.

Course Length - Online 9 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • Basics of sketching from observation
  • Techniques for note taking using words and pictures simultaneously
  • How to work in the field, recording place, time, and story
  • How to create "finished" work on location in real time
  • Techniques for combining the symbolism of cartooning with the realism of observation
  • Creating annotated maps, diagrams, and timelines

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Reporting the Visible World: Documentary Illustrated Storytelling
Oct 11, 2021 to Dec 17, 2021
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $885.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $885.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 14, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Oct 11, 2021
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