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BAVisual Representation (Visual Representation Artist)

Tuition fee €3,250 per semester
Application fee €150 one-time
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Overview

This is for you if your manual skills are good, you are interested in fine arts, your way of thinking is creative and original, and you would like to develop your skills on a high level.

You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media. Our department offers a strong foundation for students to find their way in the traditional and digital visual world. Besides the classic genres of imaging, you can get to know the motion picture, multimedia and interactive segments of visual representation.

“Our teaching staff consists of the teachers of the former Visual Representation department and the Institute of Graphic Design, Media and Motion Picture Art. The range of education at our department has stretched to include the classical methods of expression such as autonomous graphic design and painting, as well as the digital variations of these art forms. Besides these, presenting the various border areas between applied and media arts brings new colours to our educational palette.”
GYULA JÚLIUS DLA – Associate Professor, Professional Executive, Munkácsy Mihály Award-winning Visual Artist

HEAD OF PROGRAM: SÁNDOR RÁCMOLNÁR DLA Associate Professor, Munkácsy Mihály Award-winning Graphic Artist

Programme structure

1. VISUAL REPRESENTATION SPECIALIZATION (Visual Representation Artist)

The range of education at our department has stretched to include the classical methods of expression such as graphic art and painting, as well as the digital variations of these art forms. Besides these, presenting the various border areas between applied and media arts brings new colours to our educational palette.

You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of digital imagery and new media.

The two necessary cornerstones of creative imagery are the skill of manual portrayal and a modern creative mentality. These two together are the indispensable basis of the digital imagery methods of our time, and the possibilities offered by new media.

Besides traditional genres, at our department you can study the various methods of the imagery of our time, for example the storyboard – a visual script – used in filmmaking, comics and strip cartoons, the mutual areas of fine arts and design, and the creative methods of contemporary art.

By mastering these versatile areas and methods of imagery, you will be able to choose the most suitable visual communication language and tools to express your message. In the course, the development of manual skills, acquiring knowledge on traditional and modern technologies, and practicing creative ways of thinking all play important roles.

By developing your skills of portrayal through various art and design exercises, your teachers will help you find your independent, own style and your own voice of expression. Besides developing your manual skills, you will study basic graphics software and contemporary imagery techniques and theories; this way, your visual expression will be more varied and versatile. At our department, you will be able to make not only illustrations for a novel, but design the whole book; you can create not only an oil on canvas painting, but motion picture, interactive installations, and objects.

First year:
Traditional visual art techniques
Materials and procedures of painting and graphics

Second year:
3D plastic and computer practical tasks – physical and virtual variations of visualization in space, installation design

Third year:
Artistic features of motion picture besides static picture opportunities offered by artistic photo and video

What can you study with us?

- Making short films, television scenes and documentaries
- Screenwriting, directing, lighting, editing, sound-post-production work
- Motion film history, theoretical knowledge
- Basic computer graphic programs, contemporary imagery techniques and theories
- We will develop your manual skills and visualization methods
- You will be able to make not only illustrations for a novel, but design the whole book
- You can create not only an oil on canvas painting, but motion picture, interactive installations, and objects.
- We will provide you with deep theoretical knowledge

Our training emphasizes on the development of manual skills, the acquisition of traditional and new technologies and practicing a creative way of thinking.

You might be interested in individual or duplication graphics, painting, installation art, video art, or you can deal with storyboards – visual scripts – used in filmmaking, comics and strip cartoons, the joint areas of fine arts and design, and the creative methods of contemporary art.

Career opportunities

As an independent artist, painter or graphic designer
Book designer, illustrator, cartoonist,
Visual designer, concept artist or a creator of any other area of graphic design
Leader of an arts workshop or creative design club, or as a museum education professional

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 14, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 14, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States