Want to break into editorial illustration?

Learn all about the industry and how to prep your work for assignments from the grand poobah of editorial illustration himself, James Yang.

In this class you will learn:

  • What is editorial illustration

  • What is expected from an illustrator for assignments

  • James’ process for creating ideas.

  • Timeline for sketches and final art

  • James’ process for executing art in Photoshop.

Or you can purchase the course à la carte

  • $20.00

    $20.00Editorial Illustration

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About the Instructor

James Yang

James Yang has worked as an illustrator for over 30 years and has won over 250 awards for illustration and design, including the Best of Show for 3x3 Magazine and a silver medal from the Art Directors Club of New York. His illustrations have appeared in publications worldwide and in illustration annuals of Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine, American Illustration, and Print Magazine. James currently lives in Brooklyn.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Editorial Illustration

Reviews

5 star rating

Fantastic course full of top tips

Si Gross

I thought it was great to see the complete workflow of editorial illustration, as this is an area that I'm interested working in. Also something new I have l...

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I thought it was great to see the complete workflow of editorial illustration, as this is an area that I'm interested working in. Also something new I have learnt is the method of adding textures.

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5 star rating

Absolutely loved it!!!!

nancy ferrara

James Yang was so fun to listen to and learn from. I am hoping to find more courses within SVS that he is teaching.

James Yang was so fun to listen to and learn from. I am hoping to find more courses within SVS that he is teaching.

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5 star rating

Insightful

Emma Curtis

Really enjoyed this, fascinating to see the thoughts and process between initial brief and finished illustration.

Really enjoyed this, fascinating to see the thoughts and process between initial brief and finished illustration.

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5 star rating

Opening up Illustration Options

Shannon Meadows

Nice overview of thinking/making process! Each step is well thought-out and demonstrated. He makes it look so easy. : )

Nice overview of thinking/making process! Each step is well thought-out and demonstrated. He makes it look so easy. : )

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5 star rating

Just exactly what I needed to see.

Emma Johnson

Studying illustration and this was very helpful to have the process laid out and stepped through. Thank you very much. Emma @emmaillustrating

Studying illustration and this was very helpful to have the process laid out and stepped through. Thank you very much. Emma @emmaillustrating

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