Illustration Facilities, Wolverhampton School of Art, University of Wolverhampton

Illustration Facilities

Illustration Facilities

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Large open-plan studios catering for both analogue and digital creative output. With Apple macs running industry standard software. The perfect environment for experimentation, reflection and production. A space where creativity is nurtured and allowed to flourish.

Virtual tour of the Illustration facilities

Click on the image below and take a tour around our facilities, please note the Mattertag hotspots (white circles with a dark blue outline) – these contain information about specific equipment, images, videos and more.

As one of our students, you have access to the unique facilities in the school, many of which are embedded into modules to allow for guided exploration.

All the usual design studio facilities are on hand:

  • Apple Mac computers with dual screens and Wacom drawing tablets
  • A wide range of industry standard software
  • Scanners
  • Cameras
  • Printers

Other facilities include:

  • Printmaking studios with photo-silkscreen, lino and etching processes/presses
  • A life drawing studio.
Illustration students engaged in conversation during a teaching session
Illustration students engaged in conversation during a teaching session
Illustration students engaged in conversation during a teaching session
Illustration students engaged in conversation during a teaching session
Male student admiring their print in the screen printing studio
Illustration student brainstorming ideas in their sketchbook

In Focus

Learn about Illustration's facilities in more detail

Including our Studios, Base Room and Lecture/Seminar Room.

In Addition

Illustration students have access to professional photographic studios, screen-printing workshops and a specialist in-house digital printing service – the Print Support Hub.

Screen Printing Workshop

The Screen printing workshop contains 6 oversized A1 printing beds and a four-colour carousel for T-shirt printing.

Learn more about the Printmaking facilities

Photo Studio

Massive double-height spaces, our coves have hosted fashion events, professional photographic events, and even a Formula 3 motorcar photoshoot! Lots of space for you to shoot, comfortable seating for clients and models, private hair & makeup studio with changing facilities make this a great resource.

Learn more about the Photography facilities

Print Support Hub 

The Print Support Hub is a technically supported, open access area. It offers all School of Art students a range of specialist printers that are capable of printing onto a vast array of different materials.


  • A3 Risograph printer
  • 2 medium format high-end Epson printers (A4, A3, A3+ and A2)
  • Large format thermal lithographic printer
  • Large Format Mimaki textile printer
  • Large Format Mimaki textile printer

The room also offers two large format scanners that will scan artwork up to A0 size.

Learn more about the Print Support Hub