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APRIL 14 - 15, 2018


Concept artist, illustrator - Dreamworks, Paramount Pictures, Blizzard, ID, Wizards of the Coast, TSR, Darkhorse and DC Comics... 

Over the past decades, Brom has lent his distinctive visions and artwork to all facets of the creative industries, from novels and games, to comics and film, including, 
Dreamworks, Paramount Pictures, 
Blizzard, ID, Wizards of the Coast, TSR, Darkhorse and DC Comics... 

This intensive 2 day workshop will focus on finding your best worst nightmares and bringing them to life through the medium of your choice.

If you are looking for a highly structured program you have come to the wrong place, BUT, if you are looking to talk art while painting together for two intense days, then please join me.



  •  Introductions, getting to know one another in the best way possible - I want to see your art!

  • Next we decide what everyone is most interested in and jump down that rabbit-hole face first.

  • From there we set up easels and laptops or any other device or medium you wish to paint with and start creating monsters together.

  • Demo 1 – Drawing and Drawing. We will discuss all the things that come up when starting an illustration such as composition, how and when to use reference, favorite snack foods and so on.

  • Powerpoint Presentation 1 – My Artistic Journey- or - How I Learned Everything the Hard Way. Essentially my struggles and failures trying to make a living at art.

  • Demo 2 – the Under-Painting. We discuss effective lighting, color, how to fake it, and other technical stuff that I will pretend to be an expert on.

  • Powerpoint 2 – my How To presentation, showing in-studio shots of my painting process accompanied by many ill-conceived theories on how to paint.

  • Demo 3 – squishing paint around and making abominations.

  • From there I'm going to wing it, but hopefully it will be all of us painting and talking art into the night.


  • Guest Artist! Laurie Lee Brom's presentation and Q&A, chronicling her artistic journey into the mysterious and challenging world of gallery art. More info on Laurie can be found here:

  • Demo 4 – start another painting or trying to fix the one I screwed up the day before.

  • Balloon animals.

  • More of everything.

  • Portfolio review.

  • Singing off key.

  • Sleep.



Cost: € 399. For more info on discounts and promotions visit the FAQ page

Time Schedule:

Saturday 9:00 -13:00 and 14:00 - 19:00
Sunday 9:00 -13:00 and 14:00 - 19:00


Course language: English
Required tools: Laptop and graphic tablet, Photoshop or material for the chosen traditional technique:


Tracing paper 11x14 or larger, 
Pencil and kneaded eraser,
2 or 3 gessoed panels or art-board. 11x14 or larger,
Roll of aluminum foil,
Acrylic paint, any brand (I use Liquitex Heavy Body): Raw umber, Burnt umber, Dioxazine Purple, Yellow oxide, Cerulean Blue
Oil paint, any brand (I use Rembrandt): Titanium white, Raw umber, Burnt Umber, Van dyke Brown, Gold Ocher, Turquoise Blue, Mars Black (any additional colors you would like to bring).
Lindseed oil,
Weber Odorless Turpenoid,
2 small glass containers with lids, for mediums,
Paintbrushes: small, medium, large filbert. Small and medium round for detail. (Any additional brushes you wish to bring),

Paper palette

Required knowledge: knowledge of photoshop or equivalent, drawing skills
General requirements: N/A
Notes: N/A


Courses organised by IDEA Academy have a limited number of students. By enrolling to IDEA Academy's courses, participants give their consent to the cancellation and refund policies. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS


Courses can be booked:

The booking is not binding and it turns into a real enrollment only after paying the enrollment fee. In case of payment through bank transfer, students have to send the TRN code via email to

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