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VISUAL DEVELOPMENT MASTER LEVEL 1

VISUAL DEVELOPMENT LVL 1

Now available ONLINE!

 
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

Visual Development Master courses are now available online in live streaming.

 

The online live streaming version is the same integral experience as the on-site version with the same features, including access to IDEA's recruiting services and to recruiting events as well. It will include dedicated platforms and channels to facilitate the delivery of assignments and communication with both your fellow students and your teachers.

 

​​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.

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

STUDIO TIME

  • Work on assignments

STUDIO TIME

  • 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

  • Work on assignments

ENROLLMENT DATES 2020/21

Enrollment deadline: October 2nd, 2020
Starts on:  October 5th, 2020
Ends on: June 22nd, 2021

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: 15:00 - 19:00
Tuesday: 12:30 - 13:30 Lesson with Anthony Christov

Wednesday: 15:00 - 19:00
Friday: 15:00 - 19:00

CLASS C

Monday: 15:00 - 19:00
Wednesday: 15:00 - 19:00
Thursday: 12.30 - 13:30 Lesson with Anthony Christov
Friday: 15:00 - 19:00


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

Alternative payment solutions can be arranged with the school

Given the current economic difficulties many people are going through due to the COVID 19 emergency, to help the students and their families, we have decided to lower courses prices for the academic year 2020/2021

COST (valid for online as well)

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 instalment:      1500 € to be paid within October 5th, 2020

  • Second instalment: 1500 € to be paid within January 15th, 2021

  • Third instalment:     1500 € to be paid within April 15th, 2021

 

Alternative payment solutions can be arranged with the school

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