Algonquin College

Illustration and Concept Art

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa)
Field of Study:Art/Art Studies, General
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Digital Arts
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program delivered in a condensed format over 45 weeks prepares graduates for entry into the traditional field of illustration, as well as the emerging field of concept art. Students are introduced to other skills, such as print periodical illustration, children`s book illustration and illustration of graphic novels.

Students develop industry-standard technical skills in digital and traditional media, as well as strong conceptual and creative skills. They work individually as artists and can contribute as team members to concept art projects. Experiential learning with industry partners provides real-life knowledge and skills, as well as networking opportunities.
URL:Illustration and Concept Art at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:45 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,960

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $3000.
Careers:Theatre, Fashion, Exhibit and Other Creative Designers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Submit a portfolio of 10-15 samples of your best work. Details of an additional layout/design test will be sent upon receipt of your application. NOTE: Interested applicants are welcome to address any portfolio-related inquiries to:

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 24, 2016