Monday, August 31, 2009

Fall 2009 Enrollment Starts Now~!!

Hi Everyone,

The Fall 2009 brochure is officially released today and is ready for enrollment~!!

Please read through our enrollment instructions and school policy before you reserve your classes:

All sign-up are accepted by e-mail only and on a first come first serve basis.

Due to the heavy volume of e-mail, please allow us 3~4 days to process your reservation request.

Thanks again and hope to see you next semester~!!

Kevin Chen

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Fall Special Workshop at LCAD~!!

Hi Everyone,

It is Fall again and we are visiting Laguna College of Art + Design for our annual group workshop (2 days, 4 instructors).

Date - Sept 26th & 27th
Time - 10 AM ~ 5PM
Price - $240 (lunch included)

If you haven't attended our Fall Special Workshop before, it is a tasting menu of the best classes that CDA has to offer.

Learn how to create believable designs that the viewers can relate to. Learn how various artists of different discipline approach their designs to keep their ideas fresh.

Sign up soon as the spaces are very limited.

Enrollment will start on Sept. 1st along with the rest of the Fall term classes.

Thanks for your time and hope to see you there~!!


(***Update - Here are the photos from the workshop. Enjoy~!!)

Carlo Arellano - Vehicle & Mechs

Nathan Fowkes - Composition for Visual Development

Eric Canete - Dynamic Cover Illustration

James Paick - Digital Painting for Environment

Monday, August 24, 2009

Fall 2009 term schedule update

Hi everyone,

Thanks for your interest in our upcoming Fall 2009 term.

Our schedule will be released on our website on Sept. 1st and the enrollment will start on the same date.

*** If you wish to receive the schedule earlier, you can e-mail us at to be added into our e-mailing list.***

The Fall term will run from Oct. 3 ~ Dec. 19, 2009.

Hope to see you next term~!!


PS- Above image is a sneak peek at the things to come... ^^

Color Design for Entertainment Workshop with Nathan Fowkes

Hi everyone,

Thanks for coming to last Saturday's Color Design workshop. It was great to see everyone and many thanks to Nathan for sharing his art.

Check back to this post later as I will be posting some photos from the event shortly.


Monday, August 10, 2009

Concept Job Openings

Blizzard - Cinematic Matte Painter

Bungie - Concept Artist

Ubisoft Paris Studio - Art Director

Interplay - Concept Artist

Cafe FX - Senior Matte Painter

Game Loft - Concept Artist/Character Designer

Hope this will help :)

Lucasfilm Animation Looking for Concept Artists

Located in San Rafael, California. Currently working on the Star Wars clone wars series.

Here is the job post:

They are also looking for a 3D story Artist:

Id looking for concept artists...

In case you are interested. Id will be starting to looking for concept artists, environment, character and prop artists. One for their new game "Rage" and several for their newly formed team.

Id is located in Mesquite, Texas and have been responsibly for games such as Doom, Quake & Wolfenstein. I heard the news during Comic Con, so the openings should still be valid.

Fore more info, contact id at:

Good luck~!!