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
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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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Truly amazing.
Luis Tentindo

Creative Explorer and Interdisciplinary Teacher

Everything about this class is great! the concept, the structure, the execution, but what stood out the most was the instructors attitude. The way she would get excited about what she was doing (like when she shows us her book collection, which is awesome btw) came across wonderfully and organically! One of the best classes on Skillshare, definitely recommend :3
Raul Romero

Go Getter

I feel like I just saw a bio on Debbie´s style of work and by watching it you can grasp a lot of info and tools to craft your own story with your own means.
Sergio S.

Everything should have art

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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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