Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Creature Design Workshop this Saturday~!!

Here are some of Constantines' sketches to start off the new week

*** Update - Thanks for coming everyone~ Here are some of the photos taken from the workshop. Enjoy~!! ***

Monday, May 26, 2008

Advanced Figure Drawing

Class - Advance Figure Drawing
Time - Tuesday, 7~11PM (10 week course)
Price - $560

This class is the part 2 of Analytical Figure Drawing. The class focuses on portraiture, likeness, anatomy, lighting and page composition. A good class to establish more accurate drawings and to transition into beginning painting.

You can find some samples of Kevin's previous class demos and notes here:

Analytical Figure Drawing:
Long Pose Figure Drawing:
Conceptart Forum Thread:

Hope you will enjoy your visit :)

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Creature Design Workshop w/ Constantine Sekeris on May 31st

Come join us for this 1 day special event, where Constantine will share his design techniques and painting process used for his many memorable characters.

Constantine is the concept artist responsible for creature and character designs for films such as Blade II, X-Men III, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Passion of the Christ, Constantine, Spiderman, Fantastic four, Ghost Rider and many others.

For more of his art samples, you can visit his site at:

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about creature design or getting into the film character/creature design field.

Space is limited so sign up soon :)

To sign up, e-mail us at contact@conceptdesignacad.com or call 818-669-4657 for any questions.

Monday, May 12, 2008

Sean Cheetham 3 day painting workshop

3 Kicks Fine Art Studio
55 Waverly Dr. Ste 104

Pasadena, CA 91105

May 16, 17, & 18 (10AM ~ 5PM, 1 hr lunch)

Sean Cheethm is coming to our Waverly studio for a 3 days painting workshop. The event is organized by Charles Hu, the owner of 3 Kicks Fine Art Studio.
Sean has an amazing ability to capturing people in his portraits. A class I would strongly recommend for anyone interested in learning how to paint and capture likeness.

Here is a short description of the workshop:

Sean Cheetham will take you step by step on how he develops his personal painting in this 3 days workshop. Surface preparation followed with graphite drawing and acrylic wash will be demonstrated in the first day. On the second day, he will continue the work with oil. Demo from life by Sean and students painting will be on the last day of workshop.

To find out more information, please visit 3 Kicks Fine Art Studio's website or contact Charles Hu to sign up:


Thanks for your time,

Kevin Chen

Friday, May 2, 2008

Summer 2008 Schedule Ready for Sign-up~!!

Our Summer term schedule is finally released today. I would like to thanks everyone for your generous support during the last 2 terms :)

To sign up, simply e-mail us at contact@conceptdesignacad.com to reserve a space. We will send you an availability confirmation and enrollment details shortly after.

We have a lot of great teachers and new workshops this term, I am looking forward to seeing you all soon after the break.

Kevin Chen
Concept Design Academy