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New York Film Academy Illustration

Illustration School at the New York Film Academy Los Angeles

A student practices illustration at NYFA's illustration school

Illustration School LA

Learning the skills of illustration gives you the ability to create whole new worlds. Whether it’s a children’s book that needs illustrations or a fashion designer who wishes to visualize her or his designs, it is the illustrator’s responsibility to bring these ideas to life through visual representation. Illustrators create worlds, characters, and objects that are both realistic and fantastical and thus aspiring illustrators must master a skillset that combines traditional imaging techniques such as drawing and painting with new developments in technology and software.

At the Academy’s Los Angeles school of illustration, students obtain a strong foundation in the fundamentals of illustration. Through studying under our faculty of accomplished, professional illustrators, students not only learn the many essential proficiencies that they will encounter in the field, but also gain the know-how to successfully navigate the industry. Ultimately, by enrolling in one of our illustration school’s programs, students will gain the skills needed to realize the aesthetic and technical know-how to not just simply understand the craft of illustration, but also obtain the practical, hands-on experience to realize their professional goals.

Illustration Courses LA

Upon enrolling in an illustration course at the Academy in Los Angeles, students can expect to take a variety of illustration courses.*

Text to Image Illustration in Context: Audience & Application
Digital Illustration Survey Painting: Light, Color & Matter
The Illustrator in Society Materials & Techniques for Illustrators
Anatomical Figure Drawing Drawing: Form, Space & Perspective
Introduction to Typography Entrepreneurial Business Practices for Illustrators
Visualizing the Sciences Technical Workshop: 3D Illustration
Series Illustration Journalism Technical Workshop: Mixed Media, Collage & Assemblage
Sketchbooks & Visual Journalism Character & Concept Art for Entertainment
2D Design & Fundamentals of Color Pictorial Personae: Modes of Characterization
Building a Portfolio Hybrid Imaging: Science Fiction & Fantasy Illustration
Self-Publishing: Zines & Comics Illustrating for Interactivity
*Please choose the Illustration Program listed below to review its particular course offerings.

Illustration Classes LA

The Academy’s Illustration School in Los Angeles have the option to enroll in an illustration class throughout the year. To learn more about the start dates and tuition, please click here.

Illustration Degree LA

Offered at the Academy’s LA campus, students looking to spend their undergraduate education studying illustration in depth can enroll in the below BFA degree program.

Illustration Program LA

In addition to our undergraduate illustration degree program, the Academy also offers a concentrated one-year illustration program for students looking to acquire a solid grounding in the craft of illustration.

Contact Us

To obtain additional information about the Academy’s Illustration School in Los Angeles, please call us at +1 (818) 333-3558 or click on the following links.


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