First, know your art, your craft, and your tools, from traditional to technological. At FIT, you’ll master a wide range of media, from pencil-on-paper to state-of-the-art computer software. In hands-on classes taught by practicing illustrators, you’ll develop your artistic skills and gain the technical expertise to create illustrations that inform, inspire, and influence.
You’ll also learn the business of illustration, giving you as many options as possible in this challenging field. Unique to Illustration at FIT is a nine-course selection of computer classes, so you’ll be up-to-date in the skills many employers require. And you’ll have the option to specialize in either fashion or general illustration. This program, with its blend of tradition, technology, and entrepreneurship, is designed to help make you an effective visual communicator, prepared for careers in a range of industries, from advertising and media to retailing and the corporate world.