Thursday, September 1, 2016

CDA Fall 2016 Brochure Released & Enrollment Starts on Sept. 1st~!!


Hi Everyone,

Our Fall 2016 brochure have just been released and public enrollment is starting up today on Sept. 1st~!!

To enroll, please visit our online store at:
http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/

For the latest enrollment status update, visit our status page at:
http://conceptdesignacad.blogspot.com/2016/08/fall-2016-enrollment-status-updated.html

We have an exciting line up of great classes and workshops coming up. Space is limited, sign up soon and hope we will see you in the coming term~!!

Best,
Kevin Chen
Concept Design Academy


*** Our Next Upcoming Workshop Event (Oct. 15th, 2pm~7pm) ***

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

CDA Fall 2016 Schedule Preview~!!!

Hi Everyone,

Here is a quick preview of some of the new classes & workshops coming up at CDA this Fall~

Our Fall Semester is scheduled to start on Monday, Sept. 26th and ends on Sunday, Dec. 11th.

The public enrollment start date will be starting on Sept. 1st.


We have a really great line up of events and teacher coming up. Make sure to check it out and we will see you soon in the new semester~!!

Best,
Kevin Chen
Director
Concept Design Academy

Fall 2016 Enrollment Status (updated 9/27/16 2:30PM)

Available: 

Analytical Figure Drawing (Tues) with Kevin Chen - 4 spots left
Animal Anatomy with Jonathan Kuo - 5 spots left
Children's Book Illustration with P. Ballesteros
Environment Design with Gabriel Yeganyan - 7 spots left
Figure Drawing with the Reilly Method with Mark Westermoe - 3 spots left 
Head & Figure Drawing with Kevin Chen - 6 spots left
Intro to Digital Painting with Sherwin Abesamis - 5 spots left
Intro to Environment Design with Brian Yam - 6 spots left 
Intro to Perspective with Polina Hristova - 2 spots left
Landscape Painting with Shae Shatz - 6 spots left
Sculptural Anatomy with Bryan Lee 
Vehicles and Mechs with John Frye
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sat) with P. Ballesteros - 1 spot left
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sun) with Peter Han - 1 spot left


Environment & Lighting with Khang Le 
Story & Visual Development with Shannon Tindle - 3 spots left
From Concept to Storyboard with John Aoshima



Full:  

Analytical Figure Drawing (Sun) with Kevin Chen - Full 
Animated Performance for Storyboarding with Toniko Pantoja - Full
Cinematic Storyboard with Alan Wan - Full
Color and Lighting with Dan Cooper & Christina Cooper - Full
Intro to Character Design with Kevin Chen - Full 
Intro to Form Language with Peter Han - Full 
Intro to Perspective with Polina Hristova - Full 
Sketching for Environment with Ed Li - Full

Vis. Dev. for Animation with Iuri Lioi - Full
Story Development for Animation with Tron Mai - Full


(*** For all Full classes or workshops, there is a waiting list available. Sign up if you wish to be notified when there are any last minute openings from cancellations. Thanks. ***)

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

"Character Design & Illustration" workshop with Wesley Burt this Saturday - Aug. 6th~!!

*** Sorry, this workshop is currently sold out ***

Hi Everyone,


This Saturday, Aug. 6th, Wesley Burt will be flying in town to teach the "Character Design & Illustration" Workshop at CDA~!!

http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/15626565-character-design-and-illustration-with-wesley-burt

Wesley is well known for his beautiful illustrations for "Magic the Gathering" along with his character design works for various game productions.

Currently Wesley is working as a freelance concept artist at Marvel Studios for the upcoming film "Thor 3".

This is a great workshop for anyone interested in doing character design for game, film or illustration.


Space is very limited (it is almost sold out) so sign up soon~

Thanks for your time and hope to see you at the event :)


Best,
Concept Design Academy

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Last Call: "Concept Design for Film Production" with Ed Natividad this Saturday~!!

*** LAST CALL FOR ENROLLMENT - WORKSHOP STARTS THIS SAT~!! ***


Hi Everyone,

Here is a sneak peek at some of the amazing new designs that Ed Natividad will be sharing in his "Concept Design for Film Production" workshop coming up this Saturday~!!


This is a great workshop from one of the top, all around concept designer currently working in the film industry today. Sign up soon and take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from Ed.

For more samples of Ed's work, you can find them here on our school FB album page:

https://www.facebook.com/ConceptDesignAcademy/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1077778588942791
Thanks for your time and see you at the workshop~!!

Best,
Kevin Chen
Concept Design Academy


 
 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

"Concept Design for Film Production" with Ed Natividad on July 30th~!!


Ed Natividad's "Concept Design for Film Production" workshop is coming to at CDA on Saturday, July 30th~!!

http://conceptdesignacad.storenvy.com/collections/233350-all-products/products/15619419-concept-design-for-film-production-with-ed-natividad

This workshop focuses on the design of technology & vehicles for live action film productions.

Ed is one of top conceptual designers working in the industry today with past projects such as "Star Wars Episode 1 & 2", "Matrix Reloaded", "Transformers", “Tron Legacy”, “Total Recall”, “Oblivion”, "Edge of tomorrow”, "Man of Steel", "Batman vs Superman", and the upcoming films "Suicide Squad" and "Justice League".

This is a great workshop for anyone interested in getting into film design work and want to learn the work flow / process of refining a design to a realistic, operable model.

Space is limited, so sign up soon and hope to see you at the event~!!

Best,
Kevin Chen
Director/ Founder
Concept Design Academy