Key Frame Illustration with John Staub (Online Course)

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  • Regular price $840.00

This class focuses on the creation of key storytelling illustrations used in presentation pitches & pre-production for games & movies. Topics such as choosing shot/story moment, gestural composition, creating clean thumbnails for director approval, fine tuning character poses, & various material render/painting techniques will be covered during the in class lectures/demos. 


You will receive all the class-related emails for this course about a week before the first day of class.


CLASS #: 125
TIME: Thursdays, 7:00PM - 10:00PM (PDT)
START DATE: October 5, 2023
DURATION: 10 Weeks*

  • Intro to Perspective
  • Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching
  • Sketching for Environment
  • Analytical Figure Drawing
  • Head and Hands Drawing
  • Costumed Figure Painting
  • Intro to Color

MATERIALS: Computer/Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop required


John is a film and game concept artist who specializes in creating memorable character designs and key frame illustrations that captures the tent pole moments in the story. John’s past projects include “Captain Marvel”, “Black Panther”, “Avengers: Infinity War”, “Avengers: End Game”, “Spider-Man: Mile Morales”, “Shang-Chi” & “Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness”.  


TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.

REFUND POLICY: For details about our class refund policy, please visit our "Refund Policy" and "Terms of Service" pages.


*Due to reasons such as instructor sick day, family emergencies, storm, earthquake, fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstances, Concept Design Academy reserves the right to push any class back 1 week in schedule if necessary. Students are strongly recommended to plan their schedule with some flexibility in mind to avoid schedule conflicts. 

*** Limit one seat purchase for each class per student. Multiple seat purchase of same class will not be honored. ***