Environment Painting for Animation with Ed Li (Online Course)

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This painting course focuses on teaching students the production pipeline and painting techniques used in creating animation backgrounds for feature and streaming animations. Topics such as digital painting workflow, basic color & lighting principals for clear staging, working under different BG art style directions, incorporating 3D model into efficient painting process, and how to create a level of finish for a production ready background. This is a great continuation class for students who have taken “Sketching for Environment”, “Perspective & Cinematography” or “BG Design for Animation” at CDA. 


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


CLASS #: 119

TIME: Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (PST)

START DATE: February 15, 2024

DURATION: 10 Weeks*


RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Intro to Perspective, Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching, Sketching for Environment, Perspective & Cinematography or BG Design for Animation

MATERIALS: Traditional sketching mediums. Computer, Wacom, & Photoshop


INSTRUCTOR: Ed Li is currently a Visual Development Artist at Disney Animation. His extensive layout experience brings in valuable knowledge to the class. His credits include: "El Dorado", "Spirit", "Sinbad", "The Princess & the Frog" & "Planes"

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 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. ***