How to become an illustrator: Anh's story

Meet Anh, 22, to find out more about life as an illustrator. Part of the BBC Bitesize World of work series.

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I finally get to afford a living by doing what I love!

  • Anh did a foundation degree in Art and Design, where she studied creative subjects such as filming, photography and design. She then decided to do a degree in Illustration at the Arts University Bournemouth.
  • To add to her skill set, she also learnt to code. She can now programme video games as well as illustrating and designing them.
  • Her favourite part about her job is that she does not have to sit in an office – she can work wherever she wants to!

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