Tuesday, January 15, 2019

"Art of Studio Ghibli BG Painting" second workshop with Yohichi Nishikawa on March 23rd & 24th~!!!

Hi Everyone,

Due to popular demand, we have opened a second, identical "Art of Studio Ghibli BG Painting" workshop with Yohichi Nishikawa on March 23rd & 24th~!!!


There are only 4 last spots remaining. Sign up soon and take advantage of this rare chance to learn the painting skills and techniques from a senior Studio Ghibli artist :)

Concept Design Academy

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Spring 2019 Enrollment Status Update (1/7/19 at 9AM PST)

Hi Everyone,

Here is a quick update on some of the classes that are almost full.

To sign up, please visit our enrollment store at:

Thanks for reading this and have a great start in the week~!!

Concept Design Academy

Spring 2019 Enrollment Status (Updated 4/20/19 7:20PM)

- 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 - Locked
Color and Lighting with Dan Cooper & Christina Cooper - Full
Costumed Gesture Drawing with Kirk Shinmoto - Full
Cinematic Storyboard with Jay Oliva - Full
Cinematic Storyboard with Alan Wan - Full
Digital Illustration with Wangjie Li - Full
Gouache Color Study with Angela Sung & Michelle Lin - Full
Head & Hands Drawing with Kevin Chen - Full
Intro to Character Design with Kevin Chen & Joshua James Shaw - Full
Intro to Digital Painting with Sherwin Abesamis - Locked
Intro to Environment Design with Nicholas Schumaker - Locked
Intro to Perspective with Polina Hristova - Full
Intro to Story Development with Stephanie Stine & Ariana Oh - Full
Key Frame Illustration with Alex Mandradjiev - Full
Landscape Painting with SaiPing Lok - Locked
Sketching for Environment with Ed Li - Full
Storyboard for TV Animation with Ben Juwono - Full
Vehicle & Mechs with Darren Quach & John Frye - Locked
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching with Patrick Ballesteros - Full
Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching with Peter Han - Full
Vis Com 2: Dynamic Camera & Staging with Peter Han - Locked
ZBrush Character Creation with Xander Smith - Locked

Visual Stylization for Animation with Robh Ruppel - Full
Art of Studio Ghibli BG Painting (Mar. 16 & 17) with Yohichi Nishikawa - Full
Art of Studio Ghibli BG Painting (Mar. 23 & 24) with Yohichi Nishikawa - Full
Anatomy Lessons from the Masters with Marshall Vandruff - Locked

Character Design 2 with John Staub - Cancelled
Composition & Cinematography with Marshall Vandruff  - 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. ***)