A masters degree in illustration is a post graduate program that seeks to enhance illustration skills for students who enroll in the university program. The masters program helps the students to gain knowledge in both the artistic field and other fields of study. It is a comprehensive program that inculcates perfection in the students while polishing their artistic talents. The masters program also lets the students take courses to refresh themselves on the basics of illustration before taking up tougher exercises to hone their skills. A masters program in illustration combines both the traditional techniques and the digital applications as part of the coursework. The major topics covered in this program include: textual layout, digital illustration, drawing for illustration, book illustration, illustration markets, cartooning, and fashion illustration. The masters program is taught at most universities in the world. For most of the programs, the students are required to complete a thesis or a capstone project and build on their portfolio work before they can graduate.
Illustrators are required to have business and communication skills which come in handy when they are dealing with their clients. A masters program in Illustration teaches these two aspects to the students and is therefore ideal in preparing one for the professional market. Illustrators that are able to demonstrate strong skills with the help of computer programs in the creation of illustrations are on high demand and therefore, the masters program creates avenues for graduates to get employed. Other career paths that are available for the students with a masters degree in illustration include: Movie animation, children books’ illustration, character designing, art directing, and freelance illustration.
With the entry of the XXI century the use of three-dimensional images of synthesis in the field of audiovisual animation has become a phenomenon not to be habitual longer exciting. Much of the most outstanding animated films that have been made with 3D animation have become film history as rotundas masterpieces. Movies like Wall-E, UP, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, [+]
The Contemporary Art Program at the Master’s level emphasizes meeting the public ¬– be it in the museum or public square, self-initiated or organized by curators – to create a framework for an individual history of practice. Dialogues with Srishti faculty, practitioners from around the world, architects, horticulturists, scientists, designers and more develop a platform for building life-long art practices and networks. Making and critical thinking are fundamental to the aims of the program. [+]
The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree is designed as the professional degree for the fine artist, designer, and media artist. It is the mission of the program to provide the MFA candidate with a rigorous environment in which to focus on professional goals and artistic excellence. An important aspect of this environment is the creation of a community of peers and mentors all pursuing the enhancement of imagination through the creation and interpretation of meaningful work. Faculty members have substantial professional and educational backgrounds and are dedicated to the highest standards of artistic endeavor. [+]
Studies in Visual and Performing Arts are based on exploration, competence and the progressive deepening of knowledge, as well as on the deepening and ongoing evolution of learning. This program cannot therefore be academically considered without the support of regular and assiduous practical and reflexive participation of students. [+]
The Painting & Drawing program is committed to engaging the cultural diversity found on the university campus by working with students to define their approach to artistic and cultural production through course offerings in drawing and painting that range from the beginning through graduate levels. [+]
The Master Programme in Fine Arts at the Iceland Academy of the Arts offers a platform for students to deepen their knowledge and increase their skills in the field of fine arts, strengthen their personal vision and relate their artistic practice to the discipline’s theoretical criteria. [+]
As a sequential art student at SCAD, you will learn to wield the power of narrative in every medium: comic books, graphic novels, cartoons, comic strips, Manga, children's books and storyboards. [+]
During the successful completion of a Postgraduate Diploma students can extend their studies to a calendar year to gain an MA in Visual Arts. Through [+]
Today, graphic design activity is closely linked to the illustration, since this is a resource within contemporary art, with its own visual language, it empathizes more directly with the consumer. [+]