Short Course


The Illustration professional course is an intensive 3 months programme in which our students will learn the techniques of drawing, familiarize themselves with a variety of materials together with mastering the art of illustration.  This course will enable our students to explore color, textures, materials and understand the human anatomy together with a variety of drawing approaches. At the end of the course our students are expected to showcase their personal style through a themed illustration series.
This course is ideal for those who wish to brush up their skills in illustration or are beginners in the art.




  • Introduction to Illustration
  • Fundamentals & Understanding Perspective
  • Light & Shadow
  • Anatomy Studies of Human, Animals & Plants
  • Study on Realism, Character Art, Children’s Illustration, Anime, Comics & Commercial Illustration
Material & Coloration
  • Texture, Shapes, Space & Form
  • Color Theory
  • Exploring Materials (Watercolor, Markers, Paint, Pen, Pastels)
  • Introduction to Digital Softwares
Creative Development
  • Artist Exploration & Research
  • Creative Approach
  • Personal Style Development

Notes: Academy of Design reserves the right to cancel or amend the programme and its content.



The professional course is a 3 months intensive programme and is available in English and Cantonese.
Students with a good command of English are eligible to apply to the English programme.

Course Features

  • Duration 26 June to 04 September [English]
  • Time 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Day of week Friday
  • Skill level All levels
  • Available Seats 6