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Visual representation BA Bachelor's

This is for you

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.

Short description

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 basis 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. 

What can you study with us?

  • 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 oil on canvas painting, but motion picture, interactive installations, and objects.  
  • we will provide you with deep theoretical knowledge 

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 

  • Painting, Graphic Art, Illustration - Comics 
    • NOTE: Specializations are launched only if the minimum of 5 students wish to join the specialization 

      Associate Professor, Munkácsy Mihály Award- winning Graphic Artist 


    • 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.

  • As an independent visual artist, painter or graphic designer 
  • Book designer, illustrator, Comics Artist 
  • 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 

fine arts techniques; creative visual representation studies; printmaking techniques: lino cutting, wood cutting, drypoint, etching, making lithography and silkscreen prints, Risography, visual representation and typography; painting techniques, visual representation and media art; the history and practice of visual communication; illustration design; visual culture studies; image theories; book design; book-binding, comics techniques, history of comics 

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