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Continuing Education

Digital Illustration and Comic Art


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Learn to draw, design and illustrate digitally

Want to create original art to use in graphic novels, comic books, video games, children’s books, magazines or advertising?

Jump into the world of digital illustration and learn how to tell a story or send a message with a single image! 

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

Bring your digital art to life: create an original character, a corresponding environment, and a fully 2D-rendered illustration.

Find out how to manipulate Adobe Photoshop, the most popular and powerful digital photography tool available. Join millions of graphic designers and artists, and learn how to create everything from web icons, graphics, and cartoons to illustrations for print and video with Adobe Illustrator. 

After completion

A Digital Illustration and Comic Art Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the 5 program courses.