Master in Illustration

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

Master in Illustration

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Drawing the future through illustration

SCAD’s illustration program trains students to create fine-art drawings, bringing ideas, characters and personalities to life using both traditional and digital techniques. As a student here, you'll learn to work in a professional environment through a program structured like a working studio. You'll develop a personal style and technique, learning to express your own unique vision while forming a well-rounded perspective on design.

M.A. in illustration

Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning

  • ILLU 503 Illustration Strategies*
  • ILLU 504 Drawing Strategies for Illustration*
  • ILLU 505 Influences in Illustration*
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ILLU 701 Media and Techniques
  • ILLU 714 Drawing for Illustrators
  • ILLU 727 Illustration Concepts and Composition
  • ILLU 730 Digital Solutions for Illustration
  • ILLU 735 Illustration Markets
  • ILLU 742 Directed Projects in Illustration
  • ILLU 749 Illustration M.A. Final Project

— 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours*

M.F.A. in illustration

Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning

  • ILLU 503 Illustration Strategies*
  • ILLU 504 Drawing Strategies for Illustration*
  • ILLU 505 Influences in Illustration*
  • ARTH 701 Contemporary Art
  • ARTH 702 Art Criticism
  • ILLU 701 Media and Techniques
  • ILLU 714 Drawing for Illustrators
  • ILLU 721 Advanced Studio Techniques
  • ILLU 727 Illustration Concepts and Composition
  • ILLU 730 Digital Solutions for Illustration
  • ILLU 735 Illustration Markets
  • ILLU 742 Directed Projects in Illustration
  • ILLU 764 Illustration for Publications
  • ILLU 774 Professional Practices in Illustration
  • ILLU 779F Graduate Field Internship†
  • ILLU 779T Graduate Teaching Internship†
  • ILLU 779F Graduate Field Internship‡
  • ILLU 779T Graduate Teaching Internship‡
  • ILLU 790 Illustration M.F.A. Thesis

— 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 90 hours*

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Go after the career you've always wanted

SCAD's illustration program will help you realize your vision of becoming a successful illustrator, putting a public face on some of the most popular brands in the world. Alumnus Mark Wetzel (B.F.A., illustration, 2005) explains how the skills he learned at SCAD and his love of fun and creativity have fueled his success as a senior designer at McGarryBowen.

Careers in illustration

Become a digital illustrator. Become a children's book illustrator. Become a storyboard and concept artist. As a SCAD-trained artist, you'll learn to use everything from cutting-edge digital technology to tried-and-true pen and ink to create dazzling illustrations. An array of careers await, from creating film storyboards to commercial illustrations to designing book covers, and our ace faculty and world-leading curriculum can bring you right to the top.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Commercial illustrator
  • Book cover illustrator
  • Children's book illustrator
  • Computer game illustrator
  • Art director
  • Graphic novel artist
  • Cartoonist
  • Digital illustrator
  • Storyboard and concept artist

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Comedy Central
  • The New York Times
  • Bento Box Entertainment
  • A&E
  • Game Informer
  • Converse
  • Revolver Studios
  • ImagineFX
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 16, 2015
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SCAD illustration alum Mark Wetzel keeps humor in his style