This introductory storyboard course focuses on the basic drawing and staging techniques used in the animation storyboard profession. Topics such as storyboard language, pipeline, drawing tips, character acting, screen direction, staging composition, cutting, & exploration of different types of story genres (gag, cinematic) will be covered in the in-class lectures & demos. Class HW exercises are designed to simulate work environments to help prepare students for the job. This is a great class for anyone who wants to prepare themselves for the TV animation industry as a revisionist or storyboard artist.
CLASS #: 112
TIME: Mondays, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM(PST)
START DATE: February 15, 2021
DURATION: 10 Weeks*
RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Dynamic Sketching, Analytical Figure Drawing, Sketching for Environment, Costume Gesture Drawing, Intro to Storyboard
MATERIALS: Computer/Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop/Storyboard Pro required
INSTRUCTOR: Michael Chang is currently the Supervising Director for "Gremlins" at WB. His past projects include "Voltron", "TMNT 2012", "Avatar the Last Airbender", "Teen Titans", "Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts".
TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.
*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. ***