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Illustration and Animation MA - At the institution - London - Greater London
It has a unique teaching and learning framework, providing you with the creative opportunity to develop a singular vision as an illustrator or animator, and will enable you to engage successfully in commercial practice after graduation. Specialisms include moving image, printmaking, digital imaging, book and editorial illustration.
If you are an ambitious and determined artist, with the talent, motivation and desire to create new work, to form new directions and realise your career aspirations as an illustrator or animator, this course is ideal.
Illustration and Animation MA
What will you study?
Taught by highly experienced professional illustrators or animators, you will learn how to write your own individual project brief within the guiding framework of the modules that form the course. You will learn how to understand and interpret language, written or spoken, into an imaginative visual form. You will consider the traditions of British and European illustration, as well as animation, and will discuss the significance of how changes in the creative industry have mirrored the technological changes of the day.
You will also explore the range of contemporary illustration and animation and current approaches to design problems. In addition, you will develop an entrepreneurial sense in marketing and promoting your work. Your major project provides the space and time for you to produce a sustained body of original work.
Research areas 1
Many of the staff in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture are research active. This ensures they are in touch with the latest thinking and bring best practice to your studies.
Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.
-Research and Discovery2
-Text and Image3
-History of Illustration and Animation5
-Contemporary Illustration and Animation6
-Interdisciplinary Practice Research7