4 Semesters (16 Months Consecutive)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

This two-year creative diploma program combines traditional illustrative media, digital media and business which will educate you to succeed as a professional illustrator. The program specialties include children’s book illustration, comics, spot and advertising illustration and concept art for film and game animation.

In addition to building on visual art skills such as drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture and digital media, you may also be able to register your own small business. You will have the skills to succeed as an entrepreneurial artist with a website, accounting, marketing and revenue generating skills in the curriculum.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Advanced drawing and painting
  • Sculpting
  • Creating screenprints and interactive illustrations

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue a career as an entrepreneurial illustrator.

You may illustrate for:

  • Comics/graphic novels
  • Children's books
  • Spot/packaging
  • Web
  • Gaming
  • Film


  • Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. (FITC)
  • Interactive Ontario
  • Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI)

Student Works and Experiences

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