Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Last Week to Enroll for Spring 2018 Semester at CDA~!!

Hi Everyone,

How are you? Hope this email finds everyone well :)

We want to send a quick friendly reminder that we will be starting our Spring 2018 semester on this Saturday, Feb. 3rd ***.

We still got some great classes available this semester. Make sure to check them out and join us for a semester of learning and portfolio building~!!

To enroll, please visit our online enrollment store at:

(*** = We will be keeping enrollment open for the available the classes until the second meeting of each class. For late enrollment, we will be prorating the first class missed if a student have enrolled after the first class have already met. The prorate refund will be processed after the enrollment is complete through our online store.)

Spaces are limited, sign up soon and thanks for your time~!!

Kevin Chen
Concept Design Academy

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

CDA Spring 2018 Brochure Released Today~!!!

Hi Everyone,

Our Spring 2018 brochure have just been released and public enrollment is starting up tomorrow on Jan. 4th at 12AM (midnight)~!

To enroll, please visit our online store at:

(the store will be locked until the 12AM enrollment start time)

For the latest enrollment status update, visit our status page at:

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~!!

Kevin Chen
Concept Design Academy

PS - We are offering a special discount promotion for students who are taking 3 classes or more. Make sure to check it out~!

Spring 2018 Enrollment Status (Updated 4/6/18 12:30PM)

- None -

Analytical Figure Drawing (Sun) with Kevin Chen - Full 
Analytical Figure Drawing (Fri) with Kevin Chen - Full 
Animal Anatomy with Jonathan Kuo - Locked
Architecture for World Building with Gabriel Yeganyan - Full 
Background Design for Animation with James Finch - Full 
Character & Costume Design with Joshua James Shaw - Locked
Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva - Full
Color and Lighting with Dan Cooper & Christina Cooper - Full 
Costumed Gesture Drawing with Kirk Shinmoto - Full 
Figure Drawing with the Reilly Method with Mark Westermoe - Locked
Gouache Color Study with Peter Chan - Full
Head & Hands Drawing with Kevin Chen - Full
Intro to Character Design with Kevin Chen - Full
Intro to Digital Painting with Sherwin Abesamis - Locked
Intro to Form Language with Peter Han - Locked 
Intro to Perspective with Polina Hristova - Full
Intro to Storyboard with Alan Wan - Full
Intro to Vehicles & Mechs with John Frye - Locked
Key Frame Illustration with Alex Mandradjiev - Locked
Sketching for Environment with Ed Li - Full
Story Development for Animation with Tron Mai - Full 
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sat) with P. Han - Full
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching (Sun) with P. Ballesteros - Full
ZBrush Character Creation with Xander Smith - Locked

Concept & Key Frame Design with Rodney Fuentebella - Locked
Animation Character Design with Shiyoon Kim - Full
Art of Studio Ghibli Background Painting with Yohichi Nishikawa - Full

Character Design 2 with John Staub - Cancelled
Intro to Creature Design with RJ Palmer - Cancelled
Intro to Environment Design with Tu Bui - Cancelled

(*** 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. ***)