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 Outlines
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Session 2 (60)
Wagga 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

Grading System



One session


School 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


This 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


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.