Illustration Curriculum 2

This video outlines part 2 of an illustration curriculum for self-taught artists. Topics covered include art media that is conducive to the turnover rate for illustration jobs, prompts you can assign yourself to practice your illustration skills, how the contemporary illustration industry works, as well as books, blogs, websites, and Instagram accounts that are great resources for illustration. Discussion led by Art Prof Clara Lieu and Teaching Artist Alex Rowe.

Video Walkthrough

  • Art Media & Turnover Rate
  • Illustration Prompts
  • Alphabet Books
  • Illustrate a magazine cover
  • Illustration a Google Doodle
  • Illustrate Chapter Headers
  • Illustrate a food recipe
  • Illustration History
  • Contemporary Illustration
  • Illustrators & Publications on Instagram
  • Illustration Books
  • YouTube Channels
  • Blogs
  • Professional Development
  • Illustration Conferences
  • Illustration Critiques

YouTube Channels

Artist Blogs


The complete Illustration for Self-taught Artists Curriculum document links to every video that expands on the topics touched here.

Books Mentioned

Full Curriculum

Overview · Illustration 1 · Illustration 2

Artists, Books, Websites Mentioned