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

Certificate – Fashion Illustration

  • Apply online at fullcoll.edu
  • Apply for financial aid: fafsa.ed.gov
  • Take the online orientation
  • Take assessment exam
  • Meet with a Counselor
  • Update Personal info in My Gateway
  • Register for classes
  • Pay fees

Renee Young, Professor
Department Chair
714.992.7559
ryoung@fullcoll.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

Certificate – Fashion Illustration

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.

Contact Our Department

Renee Young, Professor

Department Chair

Average Salary in this Field

$30,930 to

$135,160 Per Year

Careers in this Field

Entry Level Technical Designer

Advertising and CAD Artist

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