This introductory storyboard course focuses on the basic drawing and staging techniques used in the animation storyboard profession. Topics such as storyboard languages, 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 #: 113W
TIME: Mondays, 7:00PM - 11:00PM (PDT)
START DATE: Oct 3rd, 2022
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: Steven Hirt
Steven is a story artist currently working at Disney TV Animation. His past projects include "Big Hero 6, The Series", "The Ghost and Milly McGee", "Pig Goat Banana Cricket" & "The Legend of Korra".
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.
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