Alfred Hitchcock was the innovative master of the art of concise visual storytelling. His fluid style, dark Film Noir sensibility and relentless quest to engage and surprise the viewer has great relevance for graphic novelists and children’s book illustrators. This workshop focuses on key sequences of his most successful films and unpacks elements of his precise visual syntax and grammar. Be inspired as you delve into storyboards from Psycho, Spellbound, Rear Window, Vertigo, North by Northwest and The Birds; comprehend what an influence artists like Saul Bass, Salvador Dali and Harold Michelson had on the final footage; and learn how you can adapt Hitchcock’s cinematographic and editing techniques to enhance your graphic storytelling skills.
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Kevin Burgemeestre’s work has a broad reach. He has written, illustrated and exhibited work professionally for over thirty years. He has illustrated nearly seventy books and written articles for the arts pages of The Australian and The Age newspapers. His collages were published for almost a decade in The Australian and his debut play was performed in 2012. He is known for his inspirational workshops Australia wide and in recent years he has been recipient of a Creative Communities grant with the University of New England in 2012 during which he completed Kate his debut novel with pictures which was widely reviewed and praised. In 2013 he was invited to be on the selection committee for the Young Australian Art Awards and on the panel for the Dromkeen Librarian Awards and Dromkeen Medal at the State Library of Victoria. He was inaugural Writer in Residence for Banyule Council in 2014 and is currently the recipient of a keenly sought Arts Victoria Artists in Schools grant.
Dr Elizabeth Hale, University of New England:
“Your generosity, creativity, vision, rigour and enthusiasm were remarkable and inspirational…you extended the reach of the program in ways that I had not initially considered…and your ease in dealing with all type of audiences was remarkable.
Date: Saturday 22 October 2016
Time: 10:30am to 12:30pm
Duration: 2 hours
Format: Face to face (theory plus practical)
Audience: Age: 15+
Category: Creative development
Level: Emerging, developing and established comics creators, authors and illustrators
Materials to Bring: Pen, pencil, notebook, and / or computer to take notes
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