Introduction to Commercial Illustration

"Our introduction to commercial illustration is the perfect starting point to help you take your passion for drawing and storytelling further.

Being an illustrator encompasses a whole range of skills. If you enjoy drawing and wish to take it further, we can help you to improve your skills. We will look at the many uses of illustration in the commercial world as well as the work of successful practitioners. We will teach you how to research your subject matter, develop new ideas and explore various image-making processes. This course includes using software to process, enhance, or create images for print with the industry standards Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop."


Hastings (Station Plaza)

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4.7 out of 5 student feedback rating


Options Course Code Starts Ends Days From To Standard Fee
enrol 50061-02 11/01/22 08/03/22 Tuesday 18:30 20:45 £130
enrol 50061-03 19/04/22 14/06/22 Tuesday 18:30 20:45 £130

Additional Info

Jon Higham ( has been a commercial illustrator since the mid 1980’s as well as a lecturer in Design and Illustration at the University of Brighton and ESCG for many years. He is a published children’s author and illustrator, greetings card designer as well as illustrator for BBC Children’s Magazines for over 20 years. In 2020 Jon was award a distinction for his Masters degree in Sequential Design and illustration at the University of Brighton.