Thursday, July 28, 2011

Visual Storytelling Workshop with Sam Michlap (Aug 6th)~!!

Date - Saturday, Aug 6th
Time - 2~7PM
Tuition - $120

Sam Michlap, the Production Designer at Dreamworks Animation is coming to CDA for a one day workshop on Visual Storytelling.

Sam worked on numerous films such as "The Lion King", "Hunchback of Notre Dame", " The Prince of Egypt", "The Road to El Dorado", "Sinbad", "Shark's Tale" & more recently "Monsters vs Aliens".

This is a not to be missed event for anyone interested in perusing a career in animation or visual development for film production.

For more of Sam's work, you can visit his site at:

To sign up, you can e-mail us at to reserve your spot.

Thanks for your time and hope to see you at the workshop~!!

*** Update - Here are some photos from the event. Sam brought a lot of his original paintings from Prince of Egypt and Sinbad, which were a real treat to see in person. Thanks for the great workshop Sam~!!

Monday, July 4, 2011

CAC July Workshop with Glen Vilppu~!!

Organized by California Art Club, master artist Glen Vilppu will be doing a 5 days Figure Drawing workshop at Concept Design Academy from July 25~29, 10~4PM.

Glenn Vilppu is considered one of today’s foremost draftsmen and instructors in drawing and painting. Trained in the classical techniques of the Renaissance masters, Glenn understands the fundamental language of drawing and is renowned for his ability to communicate and inspire students. He teaches students to understand the construction of the human figure, beginning with the structure of the subject, the bones, then adding the muscles and finally the flesh. This intensive week long workshop will address the fundamentals of drawing the human figure.

Tuition is $425 for CAC Members and $475 for non-members. (Non-refundable 50% deposit due on registration)

Class size is limited to 16 students.

To sign up, visit the California Art Club Website bellow or call 626-583-9009.

Update - Here is a photo from the events. Thanks to everyone who came to the event :)