GRP330 Illustration & Concepts (8)


Students will study a range of professional illustration styles and techniques while exploring the potential of illustration and gaining an understanding of its use as a powerful visualisation tool. Students will also develop an awareness of illustration as a profession and its role within contemporary society.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
DistanceWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: GRP330
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Assumed Knowledge


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of the diversity of illustration
  • be able to choose and apply visualisation techniques to a variety of applications
  • be able to produce well researched and well executed illustrations in a variety of illustration styles and mediums
  • be able to demonstrate, through application, an understanding of the ways image and text are used in creating narratives


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • researching and development of ideas and concepts
  • illustration methods
  • approaches to the construction of narratives
  • development of a visual narrative
  • relationships between word and image in illustration


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.