Monday, September 25, 2017

"Key Frame Illustration" with John Staub~!!


"Key Frame Illustration" with John Staub is coming to CDA this Fall~!!

Class starts on Monday, Oct. 2nd.

https://conceptdesignacadstore.com/collections/intermediate-design/products/key-frame-illustration-with-john-staub

This is a great class for anyone interested in improving their digital painting skills for character and story moment illustrations.

Space is very limited, sign up soon and don't miss out~!

Best,
Concept Design Academy

Friday, September 22, 2017

"Visual Development for Animation" with Rustam Hasanov~!!


Last chance to sign up~!!

"Visual Development for Animation" with Rustam Hasanov

https://conceptdesignacadstore.com/collections/advanced-courses/products/visual-development-for-animation-with-rustam-hasanov

First day of class starts on Tuesday, Oct. 10th.

Portfolio submission required for entry:
https://conceptdesignacad.squarespace.com/portolio-submission-guidelines/

Sign up soon and see you this Fall~ :)

Best,
Concept Design Academy



"Composition for Storytelling" with Marcos Mateu-Mestre


Date -       Oct. 14th
Time -      2pm~5pm.
Tuition -   $80

Space is limited as there are only 5 spots left. Sign up soon and hope to see you there~!!

https://conceptdesignacadstore.com/collections/workshops/products/composition-for-visual-storytelling-with-marcos-mateu-mestre

Best,
Concept Design Academy



Saturday, September 2, 2017

CDA Fall 2017 Brochure Released~!!


Hi Everyone,


Our Fall 2017 brochure have just been released and public enrollment is starting up tomorrow on Sept. 3rd at 12AM (midnight)~!

To enroll, please visit our online store at:
https://conceptdesignacadstore.com/

(the store will be locked until the 12AM enrollment start time)


For the latest enrollment status update, visit our status page at:
https://conceptdesignacad.blogspot.com/search/label/Enrollment%20Status%20Update


We have an exciting line up of great classes and workshops coming up. Space is limited, sign up soon and hope we will see you in the coming term~!!


Best,
Kevin Chen
Concept Design Academy


*** Our Next Upcoming Workshop Event (Oct. 14th, 2pm~5pm) ***

Fall 2017 Enrollment Status (Updated 9/25/17 12:50AM)

Available:

Analytical Figure Drawing (Sun) with Kevin Chen - 3 spots left
Analytical Figure Drawing (Fri)
with Kevin Chen - 2 spots left
Animal Anatomy with Jonathan Kuo
Architecture for World Building with Gabriel Yeganyan
Character & Costume Design with Joshua James Shaw
Character Design for Games with Carlo Arellano
Creature Design with Brynn Metheney & RJ Palmer
Environment Design for Games with Tu Bui
Head & Hands Drawing with Kevin Chen - 1 spot left
Intro to Digital Painting with David Merritt - 5 spots left
Intro to Form Language with Peter Han - 4 spots left
Key Frame Illustration with John Staub - 6 spots left
Vehicles & Mechs with John Frye
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sun) with P. Ballesteros - 2 spots left
ZBrush Character Creation with Xander Smith

Vis. Dev. for Animation with Rustam Hasanov - Still accepting portfolios

Story Moment Design with Khang Le
Character Design & Illustration with Wesley Burt




Full: 

Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva - Full
Color and Lighting with Dan Cooper & Christina Cooper - Full 
Costumed Gesture Drawing with Kirk Shinmoto - Full
Intro to Character Design with Kevin Chen - Full
Intro to Perspective with Polina Hristova - Full
Intro to Storyboard with Alan Wan - Full 
Sketching for Environment with Ed Li - Full
Story Development for Animation with Tron Mai - Full  
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sat) with P. Han - Full

Composition for Storytelling with Marcos Mateu-Mestre - Full



Cancelled:
Children's Book Illustration with P. Ballesteros
Figure Drawing with the Reilly Method with Mark Westermoe


(*** For all Full classes or workshops, there is a waiting list available. Sign up if you wish to be notified when there are any last minute openings from cancellations. Thanks. ***)

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

"Archetypes & Story Structure" workshop with Ryan Meinerding on Aug 5th~!!


"Archetypes & Story Structure" workshop with Ryan Meinerding

Date - Aug. 5th, 2017
Time - 2pm~7pm
Tuition - $120
Location - Concept Design Academy

To sign up, visit our online enrollment store at:
http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/15619419-archetypes-story-structure-with-ryan-meinerding

Sign up soon and come join us for the event~!!

 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

"Cinematic Set Design" with Samuel Michlap starting this Saturday, July 15th~!!


Hi Everyone,

Samuel Michlap​ is coming to CDA this Saturday, July 15th to teach a workshop on "Cinematic Set Design"~!!

http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/15626565-cinematic-set-design-with-samuel-michlap

Samuel Michlap is an experienced Production Designer/'Visual Development Artist with past projects such as “The Lion King”, “The Prince of Egypt”, “Doctor Strange”, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”, “The Batman”, “Spider-man: Homecoming”, & “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”

In this workshop, Samuel will be sharing with us his design process and lighting techniques used in creating iconic sets for storytelling. Topics such as set design, cinematography, & lighting will be discussed during the lecture/demonstration. Samuel have a lot of experience/ knowledge to offer and this is a great opportunity to learn about visual storytelling through set design from one of the top designers in the industry.

Space is limited, sign up soon~!!

Best,
Concept Design Academy

Friday, June 9, 2017

"Intro to Form Language" with John Frye~!!!


John Frye, principal designer at Honda R&D will be teaching a "Intro to Form Language" class at CDA this Summer~!!!

http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/19868201-intro-to-form-language-with-john-fryehttp://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/19868201-intro-to-form-language-with-john-frye

This class focuses on the industrial design fundamentals of structure and form design. Topics such as design proportion, shape language, layering of structure, cut lines, & materials for function are discussed in the weekly in class lectures/demos.

This is a great class for anyone interested in improving on their industrial design skills for the film, game, animation or toy industry.

Sign up soon and hope to see you in class next week.

First day of class starts on Thursday, June 8th~!!

 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

"Animal Anatomy" with Brynn Metheney - Last 4 spots left~!!!


*** "Animal Anatomy" with Brynn Metheney - Only 4 spots left ~!! ***


Start Date - Sunday, June 11th, 2017
Time - 10:00AM ~ 1:00PM
Duration - 10 weeks
Tuition - $680
Location - 55 Waverly Dr. Ste 104, Pasadena, CA 91105


Enrollment Link:

http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/19868384-animal-anatomy-with-brynn-metheney


Hi Everyone,

Creature Designer/ Fantasy Illustrator, Brynn Metheney is coming to teach her "Animal Anatomy" class at CDA this Summer~!!!

This is a must take class for character designers, illustrators and storyboard artist who wish to expand on their design vocabulary and improve on their ability to drawing animals comfortably in their story scenes.

First day of class starts on Sunday, June 11th at 10AM.


There are only 4 spots remaining, so sign up soon and join us this Summer~!!
 
For more samples of Brynn's design works, check out her website at:
http://www.brynnart.com/

Thanks for your time~!!

Best,
Kevin Chen 
Concept Design Academy