Storytelling, Comics and Illustrations

Storytelling, Comics and Illustrations

Course dates:
10 July, 2017 to 14 July, 2017
300 EUR
Art & Design
Application deadline:
Monday, 15 May, 2017
Tallinn University
Tallinn, Estonia

General information

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.
Every day from 10:00 to 13:45, followed by independent work from 15:00 to 16.30.


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!


Tallinn Summer School arranges accommodation for foreign participants at student dormitory (5-minutes walk from the university, double and triple rooms).


Online registration form on the website

ECTS accreditation


Contact information