Build Your Future in Fashion Illustration
Fashion Illustrators create clothing designs by hand or with computer programs. Usually drawings by fashion Illustrators are first seen by fashion stylists and fashion buyers prior to making decisions for their clients. Curriculum leads to the Fashion Illustration Certificate and/or employment in fashion illustration fields such as technical designer, textiles, model drawing, direct-mail catalog and advertising.
Degrees & Certificates
Frequently Asked Questions
The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).
Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.
Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full-time or part-time.
For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/.
Average Salary: $30,930 – $135,160
• Entry Level Technical Designer
• Assistant Illustrator
• Assistant Textile Illustrator
• Model Drawing
• Direct Mail Catalog
• Advertising and CAD Artist
Employment of fashion designers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations.
Most apparel continues to be produced internationally. As a result, employment of fashion designers in the apparel manufacturing industry is projected to decline about 33 percent over the projection period, slowing the overall employment growth of fashion designers.
However, employment of fashion designers in the retail trade industry is projected to grow about 22 percent over the projection period. Retailers are selling more fashion-inspired clothing, which increases the demand for fashion designers to design clothing and accessories for everyday wear for the mass market.
Average Salary in this Field
$135,160 Per Year
Careers in this Field
Entry Level Technical Designer
Advertising and CAD Artist
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