Gain valuable insight into establishing a dynamic and professional illustration practice!
Developed in alignment with industry-standard practices, the Illustration Certificate equips students with a solid foundation in essential illustration techniques, processes, and concepts.
Students will have the opportunity to develop their creative style through both digital and traditional material exploration. Illustrative skills are used in a variety of creative and professional practices, and this certificate will introduce you to the various contexts relevant to contemporary and commercial illustration, providing students with an understanding of industry demands and trends.
Develop a wide professional skill set and personal creative style that can be applied to many practices and projects.
|CEFA 100||2D Composition + Form|
|CEFA 101||3D Materials + Media|
|CEFA 102||Colour Theory|
|CEDR 100||Introductory Drawing|
|CSIL 100||Introductory Illustration|
|CSIL 110||Digital Tools for Illustrators|
|CSIL 111||Illustration for Client-Based Work|
History + Theory | Complete at least 1 of:
|CESE 101||Art History|
|CESE 102||Contemporary Critical Theory|
Professional Practices | Complete at least 2 of:
|CSPD 100||Portfolio Websites|
|CSPD 102||Applications: Grants, Residencies + Exhibition|
|CSPD 105||Business Planning for Creative Practitioners|
...or choose 2 courses from any of our Professional Practices courses
Elective Courses | Complete 3 of the following recommendations:
|CSIL 101||Narrative Illustration|
(formerly CEIL 206: Narrative Illustration)
|CSIL 112||Character Concepts|
|CSIL 113||The Graphic Novel|
(formerly CEGN 120: The Graphic Novel)
|CSIL 114||Illustrating Nature|
(formerly CEIL 202: Illustrating Nature)
|CSSC 100||Creative Writing|
(formerly CESE 108: Introductory Creative Writing)
|CSSC 101||Story: An Introduction|
...or choose 3 elective courses from any of our offerings