Marraz(i)oak. Illustrators Seminar
Encounter | Workshop
2009/11/16 - 2009/11/20

Marraz(i)oak. Illustrators Seminar


WHAT: Seminar on illustration and scriptwriting of both graphic novels and illustrated books, from 16th to 20th November 2009 in Arteleku, Contemporary Arts Centre in San Sebastián.


GUESTS: Harkaitz Cano, author and scriptwriter. Ignasi Blanch Gisbert, illustrator and teacher of illustration.



Content and form of graphic work

Constructing the script: Different genres and types of dialogue

Psychological and formal structure of the characters

The syntax of looking at images

Constructing an illustrated book

Different techniques; drawing, colour and expression

Structure of the image in an illustrated book

Graphic novels



METHODOLOGY: Each day will be made up of an eight-hour session in total. Each morning there will be a brief exercise working on techniques and structures. Later we will move on to a longer exercise. After lunch, explanations will be interspersed with presentations of images and books, music and personal work.


AIMED at 10 illustrators from Euskal Herria or who are resident in Euskal Herria. Members of GALTZAGORRI and AIEP will have priority. They will have to present between 3 and 10 publications.


OFFER: This seminar will be free for the 10 participants chosen by the jury. Each person will be awarded a grant, which will include food and accommodation in the Olarain university residence in Donostia. The grant will cover all basic material.



Presentation of a draft of an illustrated book or graphic novel.

Script and a maximum of fourteen sketches to be developed over the length of the seminar

Presentation of three copies in CD format


Photocopy of ID card

E-mail address, telephone nª

Send documents to:

Galtzagorri Elkartea

Zemoria, 25-bajo

20013- Donostia


DEADLINE: The deadline for the presentation of projects is 28th September 2009. The final reply date is 23rd October 2009.



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