Department in Illustration

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Entry Requirements

SPM or equivalent: Minimum of 3 credits (with Passes in Bahasa Malaysia & Sejarah)


If a picture speaks a thousand words, imagine what illustrators can achieve. The illustrator today is more than a craftsman. The content of syllabus therefore covers the need to develop a signature style and importance of self-promotion for independent illustrators. What can illustrators do? The possibilities are simply endless. As entrepreneurs, illustrators today have a vast opportunity to promote their work in various media & merchandises, working across countries & brand globally.

Open Day

Monday - Friday: 8AM - 6PM
Saturday: 8AM - 1.30PM

Course descriptions

The illustrator is a visual decipherer of imagery languages that traverse geographical and cultural boundaries. The syllabus therefore covers a balanced training of classical art skills with contemporary craft mediums; to enable the development of a signature style and inherent artistic aptitude for illustration.

As the world evolves, so does the business of illustration. To accommodate the expectations of today's competitiveness, major studies in illustration require mastery in various rendering techniques including digital imaging. These area cover subjects such as precision illustration and creative illustration. Historically, an illustrator's artworks are featured in books, newspapers, advertising, on packaging and other printed mediums. Today, the possibilities are endless as the demand for illustration opens up in animation, web design and interactive media.