Estonia, Tallinn

Storytelling, Comics and Illustrations

when 10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee EUR 300

We invite you to discover Tallinn and form your impressions into storytelling, comics and illustrations. During the week you will receive a quick introduction about basic rules and practice of storytelling, comics, illustration. All five days will be carried out of method of learning by discovering and each participant will create their own story with comics or illustration.
Day 1


Screenplay format(s) and writing software; a good story well told; building a step-outline.

Basics of narrative and dramaturgy: character, catalysis, outer conflict (and suspense), climax (and catharsis)

Day 2

Character development, trauma, dilemma, theme and (moral) meaning.

Dramatic irony, situational irony, irony of fate.

Day 3

Humor. Dialogue. Orchestration. Metaphor.

Comics and Illustration

Character design. Drawing without drawing. Quick tasks / Developing
your own story.

Day 4

Storytelling specifics in comics. Theory and practice. / Developing
your own story.

Day 5

Environment design and composition. / Developing your own story.

Important: No preliminary drawing skills needed!

Course leader


Target group

The course is open to all people with an interest in the ways of different creative expressions and how to create and illustrate a story. No previous experience is required.

Course aim

During the five days the participants will receive a quick introduction on how to develop their ideas into creative stories and learn more about storytelling and different expressions of the same idea.

Fee info

EUR 300: Accommodation and meals are not included in the the price.