In line with our philosophy for continuous development, AKTO introduces the two year vocational training programmes – IEK to its programmes of study, covering almost all the educational levels in Applied and Fine Arts, Design and Media. The vocational studies programmes – IEK offer greater flexibility both in attendance and fees, with the status and credibility of AKTO – the most specialized educational institution in Art & Design in Greece.
Philosophy of the programme
An Illustrator – Sketch Creator is aware how to illustrate prints for daily and periodical print as well as books, create comics and caricatures, design images for advertising, create sketches for animation films, create Storyboards and design multimedia screens.
The subjects taught during your studies, are the following:
History of Art, Graphic design, Drawing-Colour-Sketch, Print and Multimedia production technology, Digital manipulation of image, Graphic Arts Colour, Photography, Digital manipulation of model, Illustration, Script-Directing, Music, Sketch.
Upon successful completion of the two year cycle of studies, graduates are awarded the Vocational Studies Certificate, giving them the right to take part in the certification examinations undertaken by E.O.P.P.E.P. (National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance) leading to the Vocational Diploma. With the acquirement of a recognized diploma, the graduate is able to participate in competitions announced by ASEP.
Graduates of all I.E.K. in Greece, public and private, can equally participate in the examinations by E.O.P.P.E.P., both on a theoretical and practical level. The Vocational Training Certificates issued by private I.E.K. are, in all aspects, equal to those issued by the public I.E.K.
Graduates of the programme are active in the field of Sketch, comics and moving image, in print, as sketch creators and illustrators. They may also follow a career in Advertising, in television and cinema production as well as expand their activities in the field of animation.
Graduates of this specialization are able, should they wish to do so, may continue their studies, following the submission of a portfolio, and be accepted in an advanced semester or year of studies in the Sketch-Comics-Cartoon programme of our College, to a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree level, validated by Middlesex University.