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.

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Illustration degrees

SCAD's fully accredited illustration degrees are offered in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah and online via eLearning.

  - Atlanta    - Hong Kong    - Savannah    - Online

Student work

Illustration, Anna Dittmann, October, Spring 2014

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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. 

Discover your dream job in illustration

Related majors and minors

At SCAD, you can venture outside of your main discipline, learning to assimilate different techniques and broader perspectives into a robust portfolio. Many illustration students take courses in sequential art, advertising, graphic design, motion media and printmaking. The resulting breadth of experience will help you discover your specific passions and open new career possibilities.

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