In our illustration program, you will develop your artistic abilities to effectively convey visual concepts for clients in the marketplace. It’s a rigorous program that emphasizes conceptual problem-solving, technical expertise, meeting deadlines, and other professional practices. We stress drawing knowledge and skill as the basis for all visual conceptualization. This is applied to both traditional and digital mediums.
In our intermediate technique classes in watercolor, acrylic, digital, and oil, you will learn the fundamentals and problem-solving techniques. In your senior year, you will explore the editorial, advertising, and children’s book markets before learning business skills and developing targeted portfolios for your area of interest.
We’ll sharpen your professional standards through sophomore and junior reviews. Our program prepares you to work at a professional level, with a comprehensive understanding of illustration and the ability to merge your client’s needs with your personal style.