Comic Design

Want to draw cartoons, graphic novels, manga and illustrated stories? Discover the Comic Design programme at the Design Department at the Academy of Art & Design in Zwolle and become a cartoonist.

This is Comic Design:

  • The only comic design programme of its kind at a university of applied science in the Netherlands.
  • Lessons by prominent comic artists such as Hanco Kolk, Sam Peeters (LAMELOS) and Roel Venderbosch.
  • Emphasis on telling stories, depiction and design.
  • Direct access to both the national and international professional practice.
  • Collaboration with other study programmes, including Animation Design, Illustration Design and Creative Writing.

After completing this study programme, you can continue your studies with a Master’s programme, begin work as an independent comic artist, or work for organisations in the media, entertainment or creative industries.