20 Background Design for Animation with James Finch

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This introductory design class focuses on the visual development process of designing sets and props for animation production. Topics such as research, idea/style exploration, style guide creation, composition, exterior shot design, interior set design, lighting, prop design, & art work presentation will be covered in the weekly lectures and assignments. This is a must take class for background designers to learn the key skills needed in an animation background design position. 


CLASS #: 124
TIME: Thursdays, 7:30PM - 10:30PM 
START DATE: February 8th, 2018 
DURATION: 10 Weeks 
PREREQUISITE:  Intro to Perspective, Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching, Sketching for Environment
MATERIALS: Computer/Laptop, Wacom tablet, Photoshop required
INSTRUCTOR: James Finch is currently working at Disney as a Vis Dev Artist/ Production Designer. Some of this past projects include "Princess & the Frog," "Frozen", "Big Hero 6", & "Moana."


*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. ***