In this foundational environment drawing class, students will learn how to see and use perspective in their environments for the purpose of composition and narrative storytelling. This class will cover the basics of 1-point, 2-point, and 3-point perspective, choosing the right POV (eye level), how to use perspective and space to lead the viewers' eyes, how to create a sense of scale, how to draw perspective for organic space such as jungle, sea, and grasslands, and when to break perspective rules for the purpose of storytelling and art direction.
CLASS #: 108W
TIME: Monday, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (PDT)
START DATE: October 9, 2023
(The first day of class will start on Monday, Oct. 9th)
DURATION: 10 Weeks*
MATERIALS: Computer, Wacom (or Cintiq), and Photoshop. Traditional gouache medium optional.
INSTRUCTOR: Mike Hernandez is a Production Designer/ Visual Development Artist at Dreamworks Feature Animation. His past projects include "Sinbad", "Spirit", "Shrek 4", "Bee Movie", "Monsters vs Aliens" and "Turbo".
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. ***