The ability to communicate effectively through imagery gives an artist the potential to inform, educate, provoke, and persuade, ultimately shaping visual culture and society at large.
Whether you're excited about producing art for graphic novels or children's books, billboards or packaging, video games or animated films, scientific journals or museum dioramas, you start with the basics. It's about learning how to see and think, how to find a unique and impactful solution, and how to communicate your vision.
A minor in Illustration provides an introduction to the theory and practice of the discipline. The curriculum is rooted in fundamental principles of visual communication related to picture making, with emphasis on the development of essential technical and conceptual skills. Students are introduced to traditional genres and applications (narrative, editorial, technical, advertising, visual development) in the context of contemporary professional practice.