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Animation and Illustration

Welcome to Animation and Illustration

Studying animation and illustration with the University of Bolton’s School of the Arts allows you to be guided to develop your own unique visual voice and externalise internal visions through a variety of methods and techniques. This can be achieved through collaboration with a broad range of students and staff with diverse fields of interests, hands-on knowledge of various process methods and fields of expression.

Amongst the work produced by our students are experimental works in print and film, sequential art, editorial illustration, character animation, visual poetry, concept art, model-making, collage, digital image-making and bookmaking (to name a few).

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Welcome to “Unlocked”

Our virtual show designed to promote and celebrate the creative work that has been produced by students from across the School of the Arts throughout this memorable academic year. Within the confines of lockdown, students have been exceptionally busy and have used their talents and determination to overcome the restrictions of recent months. “Unlocked” captures the huge energy and commitment of our students to creatively reach beyond the barriers behind which they have been living to achieve their goals.

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Diogo Cambrian Carneiro

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"I want to work as a background designer in animation and I think this was really the best course for me. It has allowed me to experiment and to do projects I would’ve never started without having a tutor encouraging and guiding me."


Tina Mistry

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"Animation & Illustration is a course that will introduce you to the subject in a way that is suitable for both beginners and experienced artists."


Poppy May

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"I enjoy getting to meet with other creative people and being in a positive environment where you can get inspiration and support from peers and tutors."


Jessica Bernadette Hornby

Animation and Illustration | 2019

"I love my class and my teachers; my work has flourished and evolved thanks to the feedback I’ve received along the way and the interesting briefs we’ve been given."



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