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Today’s illustrators are problem-solvers, conceptualizers and multifunctional artists whose work reaches across traditional and emerging media.

Illustration once meant creating artwork to accompany stories in books, newspapers and magazines. It now means so much more.


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I see a new power on the move: The triumph of the handmade, manmade individual work with a voice.

Ann FieldChair, Illustration

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Paul Rogers

Working as an illustrator since 1980, Rogers’ work includes book illustrations for Forever Young by Bob Dylan and Squeak, Rumble, Whomp-Whomp-Whomp by Wynton Marsalis.

A thriving art and design mecca, Los Angeles offers unparalleled opportunities in the field of Illustration.

Illustration / Careers

Illustration graduates emerge with a versatile skillset applicable across media, as problem-solvers, art directors and multifunctional artists.

  • Advertising Illustration
  • Animation
  • Character Development
  • Comics
  • Digital Illustration
  • Educational Illustration
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Gallery and Exhibition Installations
  • Gaming
  • Layout Designer
  • Matte Painter
  • Medical Illustration
  • Portraiture
  • Print Media
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Technical Illustration
  • Toy Design
  • Visual Development Artist

Learn more about Illustration at ArtCenter.