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VISUAL 

DEVELOPMENT LVL 2

JOIN EVEN MEHL AMUNDSEN, LIP
COMARELLA, GABRIEL GARZA AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS AND CREATE A PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO FOR ANIMATION AND VIDEOGAMES

VISUAL DEVELOPMENT MASTER LEVEL 2

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 2

The Visual Development Master LEVEL 2 aims at deepening the educational path of students coming from the Visual Development Master LEVEL 1 with 9 additional months in which students will acquire the necessary tools which will help them defining their own career path in the entertainment field. Students will build their professional portfolio under the guidance of top concept artists and internationally renowned studio directors such as Lip Comarella (director at Passion Picture - concept artist for Luma Pictures), Jim Moore (senior Concept artist at Lucas Film) and Nacho Molina ( Visual Development Artist and Illustrator for Locksmith Animation, Blizzard, Games Workshop , and Keyframe  Illustrator for Sony Pictures Animation).

The course is directed by Anthony Christov, art director and production designer at Pixar Studios. During these 9 months, students will be able to build a high quality and professional portfolio, specializing themselves in their chosen area of expertise, in order to become valuable resources in the animation, videogames and illustration field.

With the help of teachers and staff, students will also work on a personal project which will be their focus of study for the second half of the course. 

 

Important: students who have not attended Master Level 1 can still submit their portfolio to evaluate their entrance at Master LVL 2
 

Duration: 12 weeks

MODULE 1

ADVANCED ILLUSTRATION 1

  • How to tell stories to different target audiences through your artworks

ADVANCED COLOR AND LIGHT 1

  • Rendering and photo bashing techniques for production

ADVANCED ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN 1

  • Pipeline and portofolio creation for the career path of your choosing

ADVANCED PRODUCTION DESIGN 1

  • Color and illustration

  • 3D software and its integration with 2D art

  • Tutoring and assistance on how to prepare the perfect portfolio

PORTOFLIO PREPARATION 1

Duration: 12 weeks

MODULE 2

ADVANCED ILLUSTRATION 2

  • Illustration and polishing techniques

ADVANCED COLOR AND LIGHT 2

  • Finalization and photo bashing techniques aimed at creating high quality artworks

ADVANCED ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN 2

  • Pipeline and portfolio creation for the career path of your choosing

ADVANCED PRODUCTION DESIGN 2

  • How to tell stories through your artworks for production

  • How to create high level artwork aimed at getting "green light" 

  • Advanced Photoshop and visualization techniques ( 360 painting, VR drawing etv)

  • Tutoring and assistance on how to prepare the perfect portfolio

PORTOFLIO PREPARATION 2

MODULE 3

Duration: 12 weeks

  • Module 3 will include classes with Lip Comarella and Even Mehl Amundsen

ENROLLMENT DATES 2019/20

Enrollment deadline: October 4th, 2019
Starts on: October 8th, 2019
Ends on: June 25th, 2020

TIME SCHEDULE

Tuesday: 10:00 - 14:00

Wednesday: from12:30 to 13:30 lesson with Anthony Christov
Thursday: 10:00 - 14:00 
Friday: 10:00 - 14:00

 

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

 

IMPORTANT: The school reserves the right to change the course's schedule

COST

The Visual Development master cost is divided as follows:

 

  • € 500 annual subscription 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 8th, 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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