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The Art of the Story: Creating Visual Narratives

Debbie Millman, Writer, educator, artist, brand consultant

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10 Videos (58m)
    • Introduction

      2:43
    • Your Assignment

      2:09
    • Historical Objects

      9:10
    • Contemporary Objects

      6:14
    • Finding Your Story

      7:25
    • Editing Your Story

      4:23
    • Materials

      10:24
    • Sketching

      2:57
    • Crafting

      9:43
    • Conclusion

      2:51

About This Class

Join one of design’s most beloved advocates for a class exploring visual stories. Debbie Millman is world-renowned as the host of Design Matters, co-founder of SVA’s Masters in Branding program, and an award-winning author and artist.

Learn how to craft a narrative, edit your writing, find inspiration in history, and experiment with materials. Plus, this class features an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Debbie’s personal collection of favorite visual stories, books, art objects, and more.

This class is ideal for designers, writers, and everyone with a story to tell. All you need to get started is a love of language, a passion for art, and a desire to bring them together.

This class is presented in partnership with AIGA, the professional association for design, alongside Steven Heller’s Skillshare class, The Designer’s Guide to Writing and Research.

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Absolutely fantastic! Inspiring, thought provoking! I loved all the resources you shared and I am so excited to embark on my own projects. Thank you very much and happy creating.
Great class by no other than D Millman. She is such a great story teller. Love the historical background , tips and tools she showed to creating visual narratives.
I find Debbie Millman incredibly inspiring!
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Debbie Millman

Writer, educator, artist, brand consultant

For the past twenty years, Debbie has been President of Sterling Brands, where she has worked on the redesign of over 200 global brands, including projects with P&G, Colgate, Nestle, Kraft and Pepsi. In 2014, she was named President, Chief Marketing Officer of the firm. In 2013, Debbie was named one of the most influential designers working today by GDUSA. Debbie is the founder and host of Design Matters, the world's first podcast about design, which has garnered over one million downloads an...

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