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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

    • Your Assignment

    • Historical Objects

    • Contemporary Objects

    • Finding Your Story

    • Editing Your Story

    • Materials

    • Sketching

    • Crafting

    • Conclusion


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, president of the consultant group Sterling Brands, 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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i loved how Debbie talks about viaul narratives!
Laura Whittington

Knitwear Designer, Crafter, Textile artist

Great woman: i just amazed by her personality and her prestance: She will give you a breath of inspiration and you will just express yourself after that course. Great!
Ingrid Lebihan

Heart Expression & Creativity Lover





Debbie Millman

Writer, educator, artist, brand consultant

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