School of Illustration Facilities, Costumes and Props

The Academy’s drawing room facilities are designed to prepare you for a career as a professional illustrator. Our hands-on learning environment creates a culture that supports curiosity, investigation, and production.

Online students are also hands-on, as they engage in discussions and activities through the online platform, social media, and real-time streaming of our events. Both online and onsite studio environments are equipped to give you the skills you need to create the illustration career of your dreams.

School of Illustration Facilities, Costumes and Props

Costume and Props Library

Reference and make use of a wealth of costumes and props for your clothes and costumed figure drawing classes. Let your creativity take flight in our studios.


Our library offers access both online and onsite to a wide variety of scholarly resources including art and architectural history journals accessible through JSTOR, Oxford Art, and EBSCO, as well as digital resources addressing writing, sourcing, and thesis support.

Live Model Drawing Studio

Drawing workshops are held throughout the semester, with access to live models. 

Computer Labs

Our computer labs offers the latest digital workstations, software, and new media technology to support our programs.

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