Introducing the Online Master’s Degree in Editorial and Advertising Illustration

LABASAD has launched three new English-language masters with the aim of extending our expertise abroad. This time we would like to present the Online Master’s Degree in Editorial and Advertising Illustration, a program aimed at graduates in Design, Advertising or Graphic Arts who are looking to broaden their specialised training in illustration. It is also programed for Professionals in the sector without specific qualifications who can accredit professional experience and who aim to specialise in the illustration sector.

The Online Master’s Degree in Editorial and Advertising Illustration is structured into 5 study modules, which contain a total of 14 subjects in which students will delve into the intricacies of different illustration assignments found in both editorial and advertising domains.

The first module is an introduction to the importance of visual storytelling and own-language; in second module will focus on the importance of illustration in the press and publishing sectors and how to start developing characters from the beginning; the third module is oriented to think about the parts of a creative process through the brand strategy; in the fourth module we will learn about the importance of self-promotion in the illustration business through a good personal portfolio.

Finally, in the last module it’s about the final master’s degree project, where all the knowledge learned will be demonstrated and applied.

In addition to all this, throughout the course you will have access to exclusive LABASAD masterclasses and workshops, to further expand your knowledge in digital environments.

Illustration by Helena Sbeghen

This master’s degree is designed for students with experience in the world of design, graphic or fine arts who are looking for abroad in the illustration world, and it is also for professionals in the sector without specific qualifications who can accredit professional experience.

The Online Master’s Degree in Editorial and Advertising Illustration is directed by Bárbara Malagoli, a Brazilian multidisciplinary artist focused on Illustration and Visual Arts based in London-UK.

She has been working as an independent professional with studios and clients in a wide range of projects, as an Illustrator, graphic designer, and creative director. Her work is all about compositions, shapes, vibrant textures and bold colors.


Why choose LABASAD?

Study when and where you want. That’s LABASAD. The online design school that adapts completely to your needs, regardless of whether you are in the middle of your professional life or if you have a full time job. For this reason, all our classes are #OnLive; that is, live online classes in which you can interact with teachers and, above all, with your classmates, sharing and learning from them and with them. If you can’t attend one of the classes, you can watch it as many times as you want via the virtual campus, open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Illustration by Carmela Caldart

At LABASAD we don’t believe in exams, and students learn through 100% practical projects that will allow them to expand their professional portfolio, a crucial element in the world of design. However, the most important aspect of LABASAD is our team. From the first day you enrol you will be assigned an academic coordinator who will accompany you throughout your time at LABASAD.

If you want more information about the Online Master’s Degree in Editorial and Advertising Illustration contact one of our advisors at [email protected].