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Warren Crossett

Warren Crossett works as an illustration teacher at Melbourne Polytechnic.  Warren has produced illustrations for a host of high-profile clients, including Melbourne Airport, Fosters, AFL, Parks Victoria, Fisher Price, Cadbury-Schweppes as well as completing international commissions for Hewlett Packard, Epsom, Bank of China, and Bank of Thailand.   

With over twenty years' experience as a teacher and freelance illustrator, Warren is both willing and able to pass on his extensive experience of illustration, editorial, book publishing, advertising, and illustration for design. His knowledge of hand drawn illustrative techniques and materials is unsurpassed, earning him the affectionate title of the "Woracle".

Warren’s work has also been included in prestigious journals such as Graphics Posters and the British Design and Art Direction annual for which he received a Silver Award in 2000. Warren was runner up for the Children's Book Council Australia's Picture book of the year in 2007 and his picture book "This is Mud" regularly featured on the ABC TV's Playschool. Warren won the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize in 2015, after being a semi-finalist on three other occasions. He was also finalist in the Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award.

Awards

2015 - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2000 - British Design and Art Direction Annual Silver Award

Visual Arts and Illustration Courses at MP

Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development CUA60420
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
The Advanced Diploma of Creative Product Development CUA60420 is designed to prepare you to make a smooth transition into a professional practice, working in an industry-related role or in a freelance capacity.
Certificate III in Visual Arts CUA31120
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
The Certificate III in Visual Arts CUA31120 course is designed to introduce students to a range of art forms and develop skills and confidence in using a range of techniques. The course has a practical hands-on focus where students are provided with highly structured tasks and in-depth instruction by specialist subject teachers.
Bachelor of Illustration
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Fairfield
Let the Bachelor of Illustration at Melbourne Polytechnic draw you in. Develop your practical skills and knowledge to a high level and engage in research based practice that will enhance your capacity to see the world in a different way. This unique degree also addresses business practice and opportunities for entrepreneurship in today’s creative arts industry
Certificate IV in Visual Arts CUA41320
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Our Certificate IV in Visual Arts CUA41320 will help you build upon foundational artistic techniques and refine your artistic practice. You’ll advance your skills in drawing, illustration, printmaking, painting, design and digital imaging and photography. This broad range of media and processes will help you find your artistic strengths, and is supported by units in art history and professional practice.
Diploma of Visual Arts - Painting Printmaking CUA51120
Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
VTAC Visual Art - Full Time, Part Time - Preston
Push the boundaries of your art practice and develop your artistic skills and techniques. Work towards becoming a painter or printmaker in our Diploma of Visual Arts CUA51120 at Melbourne Polytechnic. Be bold and brave – follow your passion. It could lead anywhere.