This background design course focuses on the design of props, architecture and interior for an animated production. “Background Design for Animation” focuses on establishing the stylized visual look of an animated film and using the sets to support the animation & storytelling. This is a must take class for any starting animation background/environment designers as the information taught are required for a visual development artist in a production.
CLASS #: 123W
TIME: Fridays, 7:30PM - 10:30PM (PDT)
START DATE: October 6, 2023
DURATION: 10 Weeks*
RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching, Sketching for Environment, Intro to Color
MATERIALS: Laptop, Wacom & Photoshop
INSTRUCTOR: Khang Le is an Emmy Award-winning Art Director. He specializes in Visual Development as well as all design aspect of animation such as background, characters and effects. Khang's past projects include "Big Hero 6: The Series", "Little Big Awesome", "Turbo FAST". Duck Tales", "Niko and the Sword of Light", "Motorcity", and "She-Ra".
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 the 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. ***