Illustration is a form of commercial art that seeks to embellish and explain concepts presented in books, advertising, signage, posters, product packaging and promoting services.
Studying Illustration at NMIT, you will gain experience in book illustration, painting and printmaking, digital imaging, editorial illustration, freehand drawing and computer technologies. Advertising and promotion skills are also covered in our Illustration Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs, ideal for setting up your own business.
There are also opportunities to exhibit in NMIT’s galleries and develop your folio.
Check out student work from the 2011 exhibition, Illustre.
Career paths include:
- graphic design
- book and magazine illustration
- botanical and natural history illustration
- animation (computer and film)
- social commentary (comics or cartooning)
NMIT offers many pathways for students to further their studies. Many courses complement each other and allow students to gain deeper knowledge and higher qualifications.