Illustrations, each brimming with their own individuality, are used throughout the world, in advertising, publishing, on the internet and in images.
You can aim to be a professional illustrator attuned to changes in society, and who can express your own ideas in a form that the world can understand. You will also learn techniques to create flexible, cutting-edge works that draw in your audience.
● Illustration Stream (Illustration, Picture Books)
● Character Stream (Characters, Comics, Animation, Video Games, Merchandise)
1. Express your individuality
You will practise making proposals for illustrations catered to particular concepts. You will become comfortable with your own style and learn to adapt it to a variety of situations.
2. Develop your own style
We place great importance on your ability to develop your own ideas individually and to adapt your ideas to current trends.
3. Build awareness of the times and keep up with trends
We train you not just to be good at drawing, but also teach you to be aware of trends and to be efficient gatherers of information.
After graduating from the Illustration Specialization, students can work as illustrators, character designers, product designers or art directors for advertising agencies, publishing companies, design offices or in the product development section of other businesses. There are also graduates who gain experience by entering into contests and eventually get published as illustrators, or work as freelance illustrators, art directors or editors.
■Illustrator ■Character designer ■Art director
■Goods designer ■Picture-book writer ■Animator
■Wall artist ■Toy designer ■Cartoonist etc