Inbal Leitner

Lecturer Practitioner, BA (Hons) Illustration and Animation

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Cambridge School of Art

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Animation , Illustration, drawing and book art

Courses taught: Animation and Illustration

Inbal Leitner studied Classic Animation at Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem, and worked as a classic animator and illustrator for fifteen years. She was also a part time lecturer at Minshar art school, Tel Aviv, and Musrara, Jerusalem.

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Email: inbal.leitner@aru.ac.uk

Background

In 2018 Inbal graduated from the MA Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. Her illustration practice focuses on children's books, using traditional techniques and her illustration work has been published in Israel, Germany and the UK.

Her debut children's book as an author-illustrator The Longest Strongest Thread was published in 2020 with Scallywag Press.

Teaching experience

Minshar school of Art, Tel-Aviv

Musrara - The Naggar Multidisciplinary School of Art and Society, Jerusalem

Research interests

  • Children’s books illustration
  • Illustration as a tool of social change
  • Family relationships processed through visual storytelling

Teaching

Inbal currently teaches on the follow modules:

  • Illustration and Animation Practice (Module Leader)
  • Sequential Structures and Contexts
  • Sequential Practice
  • Animation Practice

Qualifications

  • BSc Biology - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Classic Animation studies - Bezalel academy for Arts and Design, Jerusalem
  • MA Children’s books illustration - Cambridge school of Art