ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Illustration professor Cliff Cramp brings professional experience to class

Illustrator Cliff Cramp has worked with Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox, Disney and Nickelodeon — but some of his most exciting moments are when he walks through his classroom doors at Cal State Fullerton to meet his new students each semester.

As an art professor and program coordinator for illustration, Cramp brings his years of professional work in illustration into the classroom – often quite literally. He's been known to take business calls in the middle of class, giving his students a front-row seat to see how a professional negotiates. The relationships he's fostered through his career have allowed him to bring in guests from the industry – giving students a chance to receive critiques and advice from artists at DreamWorks and other studios. Continue reading.

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