Diploma of Professional Digital Art

Digital Illustration Diploma students will receive a wellrounded education in digital art with an emphasis on applying techniques in Game Art, Concept Art, and Character Design. This program builds on the foundations of traditional drawing, painting, and visual storytelling to develop conceptual skills. Students will have a solid grasp of fundamental game art principles, including advanced concepting, texturing, shading, animation, and finishing techniques, as well as a thorough understanding of various art production softwares such as Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Clip Studio Paint, LIVE2D Cubism and many more. By the end of this program, students will be more than ready to step into the competitive workplace with amazing portfolio in their hand.

Admission selection for Digital Illustration Diploma program is based on:

  • Interview – In the interview we are assessing your suitability for the program including any specific requirements you may have.
  • Portfolio – we are looking for evidence of creativity which is demonstrated through a collection of works in a medium of your choosing.

An applicant must be a high school graduate or have received a high school equivalency diploma for initial acceptance into Gemistry Academy.

Day and Time:

  • Saturday (10:00 – 12:00/13:00 – 15:00)
  • Sunday (10:00 – 12:00/13:00 – 15:00)

120 minutes per session.

Program Length:
2 years (4 semesters), TBA.

Rp. 8.000.000,00
  • FREE Wacom Intuos ART
  • FREE Snacks and Drinks
  • FREE Drawing Tools
  • FREE Learning Material

Amount listed is the total of tuition and material fees for the two-year complete program of the 2017/2018 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Need help with tuition costs?
4X installments plan is available, or find out how to apply for a scholarship in the FAQ page.

Introduction to Photoshop™

Learn the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop for production, learn all about the interfaces: gain experience with brushes, textures, shapes, important Photoshop settings, and layer adjustments.

Figure Drawing Essentials

Become proficient at visually communicating your designs; understand in-depth human and animal anatomy so you can create convincing creatures and characters in all shapes and characteristics.

Advanced Head Drawing

Explore the human face as a visual display of emotions. By understanding the differences of facial muscle actions, students will learn to capture the essence of emotion in facial expressions.

Advanced Gesture Drawing

Learn how to represent gesture, expression and personality in your creatures and characters, as well as how to convincingly illustrate characters within their environments.

Character Design

Learn how to design iconic creatures and characters as you gain several powerful cutting-edge concept design pipelines, incorporating advanced Photoshop techniques and 3D aid into your work-flow.

Digital Painting Essentials

Explores the realms of digital artistic expression using the Wacom Tablet technology and programs such as Photoshop, Corel Painter, and Illustrator and develop the skills needed to proficiently present ideas.

Animation Essentials

Bring life to a lifeless 2D artwork by applying animation principles. Students will learn how to animate objects using animation software such as after effect, SPINE, and LIVE2D Cubism.

Game Art Essentials

This term introduces students to the fundamentals of creating 2D assets for games. Students will create and manage asset files in Photoshop, apply animation, UI, and learn basic pixel art technique.

Professional Internship

Students will be taking guidance from project mentors as they apply their digital illustration knowledge to complete projects in a learning environment that reflects an art production studio.

Creative education linked to the industry.Gemistry

At the end of Diploma Program, our employment staff will give students assistance for job hunting, giving careful personal coaching on how to write personal resume, interviewing tips, production and presentation of career-making portfolios. We will also give tips regarding creative company qualification in Indonesia that are advantageous to employment as well. Gemistry will actively support students in building career in the creative industry.