Comic & Concept Art

Leeds Arts University
3 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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About this program

This exciting course offers fantastic opportunities for you to develop your strengths as a comic and concept art illustrator, artist and designer. You will explore individual interests in commercial, independent or freelance practice within a range of creative careers from self published comics and commercial comic art to concept art for the film and game industries.

You will develop a practical, technical and professional understanding of a range of skills including: sequential illustration, visual narrative and visual communication for comic strip and comic art; character development for 2D, 3D and 4D production; print and web-based publishing; and pre–production concept visualisation for film production, game design and live performance. You will have opportunities to apply your skills across a range of creative applications including concept art, scene design storyboarding, comics, publishing, character design, caricatures 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 and industry-standard Mac suites, and technical 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 Thoughtbubble – the leading comic 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.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Leeds Arts University

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England, our students enjoy a small, close-knit community in a creative atmosphere where anything feels possible. We believe this is the best environment in which to grow...

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