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Certificate in Drawing Foundations for Animation and Illustration Algonquin College - Ottawa Campus Algonquin College - Ottawa Campus, Canada

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CAD 16782

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CAD 95

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12 months


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Program Overview

This one-year Drawing Foundations for Animation and Illustration Ontario College Certificate helps you to develop the strong drawing skills that are necessary for your evolution as an artist, to further your education in various creative visual art programs.

Expand your potential, using a wide variety of digital and traditional mediums to build creative works, while discovering your strengths and preferences along the way. Immersed in a studio environment, you explore life drawing, sculpting, and character, environment and creature design. You also create appealing environments that encompass a sense of character and a lived-in feel using proper perspective, texture and detail. Sculpting and painting with digital tools and software solidifies your understanding of the properties of light, value and colour and their influence in a 3D environment.

You have the opportunity to research and explore your abilities and interests in:

  • Animation
  • Comic books
  • Book illustration
  • Concept art
  • Graphic novels
  • Gaming
  • Anime
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2025


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 22
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 53

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent)

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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CAD 95

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11000 Per year

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