This exciting course offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop your strengths as a comic and concept artist and designer. You’ll explore individual interests in commercial, independent or freelance practice within a range of creative careers - from concept art for the film and game industries, to commercial comic art and self-published comics.
You will develop a practical, technical and professional understanding of a range of skills including: design drawing and idea generation for visualisation; visual narrative and visual communication for comic art; and concept development for entertainment design.
You will have opportunities to apply your skills across a range of creative applications including character, environment, prop, mech, vehicle and creature design, visual development, storyboarding, production design, narrative illustration, comics and graphic novels.
Working individually and collaboratively in a studio environment, you will have access to our award-winning facilities including traditional and digital print processes, industry-standard Mac suites, and technical 3D facilities.
Established industry links for work experience, visiting professionals and studio visits combined with live briefs and competitions will give your learning a professional focus.
There are opportunities for peer collaboration, along with professional practitioners and organisations which have included Thought Bubble – the leading comic art festival in Europe, based in Leeds.
You will be supported in developing your own networking, collaboration and employment opportunities in order to establish a range of career options upon graduation.