Discover infinite possibilities to leave your mark.
It starts with an idea: a story to tell, a character to bring to life, a sequence to storyboard, or a surface to design. Combining visual language with traditional and experimental techniques, build the skills you need to prepare for a career in illustration. From visual narratives to character design, concept art, editorial, surface design, or even visual effects, discover infinite possibilities for making your mark as an illustrator.
You'll choose to major in illustration at Lesley because you have something to say and are compelled to express it. Here, using visual language and a wide range of tools and methods, you'll develop the ability to conceptualize and execute projects that prepare you for a successful, lifelong career.
As you progress through the program, you'll discover that illustration is all about productivity, professionalism, and serious play. Through rigorous and engaging coursework, critique, individual mentoring, and hands-on internships, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of how illustration shapes contemporary culture. And, you'll further this understanding by meeting working professionals, visiting world-class museums, and exploring the visual culture of Boston and Cambridge.
Plus, you'll get a jumpstart on future possibilities by building strong studio skills and developing the professional practices needed to market and promote yourself. That means you'll leave Lesley not only with a compelling body of work, but also the skills to network, connect, and thrive in the professional world.