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Illustration II

7.5 credits

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The course provides an in-depth knowledge of illustration and the student will independently explore and challenge his or her view on the role of illustration. The course also handles the relationship between illustration and other elements in a composition. The student will also contextualize his / her work and critically reflect on his / her process and results. The course consists not only of practical assignments in illustration, but also written reflections and artist statement.

Student project

Drawing of a girl in pink colors
In this assignment, the student, Hillevi Stephansson, has illustrated an editorial text about "Empathy". The assignment has also a focus on the creative process and to reflect on whether the illustration is a complement or a visual representation of the text.


To study on a distance education will give you different opportunities than on-campus teaching. It means that, to a large extent, you will be able to plan your studies yourself, both in terms of time and place.

However, keep in mind that most distance education includes a number of compulsory digital lectures and digital seminars during the weekdays. Some distance education also include compulsory get-togethers, for which you will have to travel to Växjö or Kalmar.

There are a number of different ways to be a distance student, the common denominator being that a large part of your study work is carried out on the web. You communicate with the teacher and your fellow students using a learning platform with discussion forums, group work, recorded lectures or video meetings using a web cam.

Student working from home