The profile of the contemporary cartoonist and illustrator has changed over the past two decades. Professionals have reinvented themselves and adapted to the new era of digital culture. Graphic languages have gained an enormous visibility, since the sector is booming. Today, technology is intertwined with the world of illustration and comics in different ways, so professionals in the sector must be flexible when it comes to the conception, production, distribution and promotion of their work.
In the Master in Illustration and Comics you’ll discover how to grow as a professional and find your own identity. You’ll study the recent history of illustration, and you’ll gain a global vision of the current landscape of graphic narrative. You’ll experiment with new graphic languages and enrich your visual culture by creating an illustrated album, a graphic novel and hybrid formats.
The student profile centres on people with imagination, creativity and a great attention to detail who are passionate about representing a meaningful idea or story through graphic means, in the form of illustration and comics.
Access and Admission Requirements: An official university degree or equivalent in Graphic Design or Fine Arts. A portfolio and familiarity with illustration software.