Illustration: Cartoon School
"You're about to discover the depth of strangeness and beauty the world holds."
~ Warren Ellis, graphic artist
Develop your skills as a cartoonist or animator at one of the country’s top cartoon schools.
Whether your passion lies with becoming an animation artist or comics are what you prefer, the
Academy of Art University’s comic school and its professional instructors will help you bring your
ideas to life. We offer opportunities that you won’t find at other comics schools or cartoon
schools including graphic novel courses and a unique directed study program for our MFA students.
The cartoon school is housed in an old, uniquely 'San Francisco' style building that was originally
a men's club, offering the perfect environment for creativity.
Where your degree can take you... Students who graduated from Academy of Art
University’s Cartoon School have gone on to become Comic Book Artists, Graphic Novelists, Greeting
Cards and Paper Goods Artists, Children’s Book Artists, and more!
Graduates from Academy of Art University’s comic school have gone on to work for Warner
Bros. Studios, Fantasy Flight Games, San Francisco Bay Guardian SF Weekly, Lockheed Martin
Corporation, and Carnal Comics.
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