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VISUAL DEVELOPMENT MASTER LEVEL 1

VISUAL DEVELOPMENT LVL 1

 
JOIN TOP PROFESSIONALS FROM
RIOT, BLIZZARD DISNEY, AND PIXAR
IN THE BEST CONCEPT ART COURSE
 

DIRECTOR OF ACADEMIC STUDIES

Director of Academic Studies, teacher - Art director and Production designer - PIXAR Studios

Anthony Christov is an internationally renowned art director and production designer for the award-winning Pixar Animation Studios...

INTRODUCTION TO LEVEL 1

Our one-year program is designed for passionate individuals looking for a career in the entertainment industry. The course is made of 3 modules; each module runs for 12 weeks. Students must complete all 3 modules in order to graduate.

Thanks to Anthony Christov's expertise and guidance as Director of Academic Studies, each module will cover all the skills needed to work in a professional environment as an artist and team member through the development of one or more collaborative projects.

Our students will have the chance to take inspiration from the countless artworks and historical architectures of Rome, the eternal city, where they will have the chance to breathe the air of ancient Rome and taste the real Italian lifestyle.

Duration: 12 weeks

MODULE 1

CHARACTER DESIGN 1

  • Use of thumbnails

  • Forms search and recognition

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 1

  • Fundamentals

  • Aims of design and teamwork

DIGITAL PAINTING 1

  • Values and colors to create shapes

PERSPECTIVE 1

  • Horizon lines and vanishing points

  • Work on assignments

STUDIO TIME

  • Introduction to design for modeling and model packets

Duration: 12 weeks

MODULE 2

CHARACTER DESIGN 2

  • Advanced prop study

  • Teamwork overview

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS 2

DIGITAL PAINTING 2

  • Shots

  • Lights and Mood

  • Composition

  • Values

PERSPECTIVE 2

  • How to place complex objects in a 3D space

  • Work on assignments

STUDIO TIME

STUDIO TIME

  • Work on assignments

  • Finalize design

  • Project Delivery

PROJECT FINALIZATION

  • Matte painting

  • Rendering and use of references

DIGITAL PAINTING 3

  • Acquiring 3D skills

  • Shader packets

  • Lighting keys

  • Characters expressions

3D

MODULE 3

Duration: 12 weeks

ENROLLMENT DATES 2019/20

Enrollment deadline: October 4th, 2019
Starts on:  October 7th, 2019
Ends on: June 24/25th, 2020

TIME SCHEDULE

CLASS A

Monday: 10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday: 11:00 - 12:00 Lesson with Anthony Christov

Wednesday: 10:00 - 14:00  
Friday: 10:00 - 14:00

CLASS B

Monday: 14:30 - 18:30
Tuesday: 12:30 - 13:30 Lesson with Anthony Christov

Wednesday: 14:30 - 18:30
Friday: 14:30 - 18:30

CLASS C

Tuesday: 14:30 - 18:30
Wednesday: 11:00 - 12:00 Lesson with Anthony Christov
Thursday: 14:30 - 18:30
Friday: 14:30 - 18:30


The academy is open outside of teaching hours to allow students to work on site.

Alternative payment solutions can be arranged with the school

COST

The Visual Development master LEVEL 1 cost is divided as follows:

 

 

  • € 500 annual enrollment fee 

  • € 4500 tuition fee

 

The sum is to be paid as follows:

 

  • Enrollment:               500€ to be paid at the enrollment

  • First installment:      1500€ to be paid within October 7th, 2019

  • Second installment: 1500€ to be paid within January 15th, 2020

  • Third installment:     1500€ to be paid within April 15th, 2020

 

Alternative payment solutions can be arranged with the school

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