Sunday, December 30, 2012

Spring 2013 Enrollment Status (updated 4/6/13 8:30AM)

(*** Click on class title for art & class descriptions ***)


- none -

Adv. Vis Com with Andy Chung - Locked
Analytical Figure Drawing (Fri) with Kevin Chen - Full
Analytical Figure Drawing (Sun) with Kevin Chen - Full
Animal Anatomy with J.Kuo & J.Weatherly - Full
Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva - Full
Color & Lighting with Dan Cooper - Full
Composition & Cinematography with Bill Perkins - Full 
Creature Design with Jerad Marantz - Locked
Environment Design with James Paick - Full
Figure Invention for Animation with Stu Livingston - Full
Head & Figure Drawing with Kevin Chen - Full
Intro to Character Design with Sean McNally - Full
Intro to Digital Painting with Jason Scheier - Full
Intro to Environment Design with Brian Yam - Full
Intro to Vehicle Design with Vaughan Ling - Locked
Intro to Form Language with John Park - Full
Intro to Perspective with Robert St. Pierre - Full
Key Frame Illustration with Joshua James Shaw - Full
Landscape Painting with Leighton Hickman - Locked
Modo for Concept Design with Vaughan Ling - Locked
Sketching for Environment with Ed Li - Full
Story Dev for Animation with Tron Mai - Full
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sat) with P. Ballesteros - Full
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sun) with Peter Han - Full
Vis. Dev. for Animation with M. Yamada & V. Ying - Full
Zbrush Character Creation with Bryan Wynia - Locked

Art of Hawken: Mech Design with Khang Le - Locked
Figure & Composition with John Watkiss - Full
Design & Art Direction with Stephan Martiniere - Locked

(*** 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. ***)

Spring 2013 Schedule Preview~!!

Enrollment starts on Jan. 5th 2013. Looking forward to see everyone in the new year~!!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

More Drawings from the "Wed Long Pose Workshop"

Here is a drawing from last night's "Uninstructed Long Pose Figure Workshop" at CDA (Wed., 7:30~10:30PM).

Both drawing and painting are welcomed, the poses are 3 hrs in length and $15 per workshop (pay as you go).

Hope you can join us next week~!!

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

"Creative Project Development" with tigoboANIMATION - Starting Nov. 8~!!

We are only 2 weeks away from "Creative Project Development" workshop with tigoboANIMATION.

For anyone interested in animation or developing your own personal projects, this is a great hands on event to help guide you through the story & visual development process.

The class size is very limited for this event as the workshop requires a small class size for feedback. Sign up soon as portfolio review is required for the event.

Thanks for your time~!!

Photos from "Gouache Landscape Painting" workshop

coming soon...

Thursday, October 25, 2012

"Environment & Lighting" with Khang Le~!!

Just a quick reminder that we are only about 1 week away from Khang Le's "Environment & Lighting" workshop coming up on Nov. 3rd.

The class is currently full, thanks for everyone that have signed up :)

Wed Night Uninstructed Workshop

 Here is a quick 1 hour study from last night's long pose workshop at CDA.

The pose are 3 hrs long and the workshop runs 7:30~10:30PM every Wed during the school semester.

The price is $15, pay at the door. Coffee, music, and light snacks provided.

Hope to see you next week~!!


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

"Concept Design Workshop" at LCAD Demo Images - Day 1

First day of the 2 days CDA workshop at LCAD~!!
(above photo by Bryan Wynia)

Carlo Arellano - Character & Costume Design Demo:

Bryan Wynia - Zbrush Creature Creation Demo:

John Park - Kit Bash Mech Design Demo:
 (last mech photo by Worasak (Tyler) Suwannarach)

Thursday, October 11, 2012

"Concept Design Workshop" at LCAD Demo Images - Day 2

John Park - Photoshop Mech Design Demo:

Jaime Jones - Digital Environment Painting Demo:

Laguna beach sunset & dinner after workshop:  

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

CDA Wednesday Long Pose Workshop

Here is my sketch from last week's CDA long pose workshop on Wednesday night. Hope to see you there this week :)

Day -   Every Wednesday
Time -  7:30~10:30PM
Price -  $15 at the door (pay as you go)


Monday, October 1, 2012

CDA Uninstructed Workshops starting this week~!!

Finally~ Oct. 1st, it is the first day of Fall 2012 semester~!!

Starting this week, we are also starting our uninstructed workshop at CDA:

Wednesday 7:30~10:30PM
- Long Pose Uninstructed Workshop
 (warm up drawings and a 2 1/2 hr pose or a full 3 hr poses)

Sunday 6~9PM
- Short Pose Uninstructed Workshop 
(2~10 min poses)

Each workshop is $15 per 3 hrs session. Payment due at the door.

Hope you can join us for another fun semester of drawing and painting :)

(Details - Music, snack and coffee provided. Students bring their own drawing materials. Water medium welcomed. Ask for our workshop policy for oil painting)

 Here are some past drawings from the uninstructed workshops:

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Last Chance to Sign up for "Adv. Vis Com" with Andy Chung~!!

Last day for portfolio submission & payment is extended till Oct. 5th.

Sign up soon and don't miss out this rare opportunity~!!