This is an introductory class to learn the basics of character design. The course concentrates on the core design fundamentals, such as silhouettes, poses, variations and more, to create memorable character/creatures for video game and film industry.

Time: Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm
First Class: Sunday May 26, 2019
10 week course

Instructor: Michael Uwandi, Concept artist & Instructor
Michael Blackbear Uwandi is currently a concept artist working in the video game and film industry.  Currently he is working on unannounced Star Trek project and freelances for HBO on Westworld.  Michael is a part of the Costume Designers Guild.  Character design is his passion.  Prior to industry work Michael attended Art Center College of Design in the Entertainment Illustration Major.  Since leaving school he has worked on a variety of projects including Maleficent 2, Orville, Star Trek, Marvel Strike Force, The Walking Dead Game and more.  Past Clients include- Disney, Sony Pictures, 21st Century Fox, FoxNext, Kabam, Red 5, Scopley, High-Voltage, Mattel, Mirada, HBO, MPC, Paramount and several others.  

Focus: Becoming a Better Character Designer

Prerequisite: PBC, AD1, DC1, FIG1 / Recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $750 *A registration fee of $15.99 (labeled as Shipping) will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Once registration is complete, you will receive a receipt email from StoreEnvy.  This will serve as your confirmation for registration.

Location: 10134 6th St, Unit M, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

*For refund & credit policy, please see FAQ section C11 & C16 for Mentorship program students

Registration issues? Email us info@brainstormschool.com

What you can expect to learn:

  • Design fundamentals in character design

  • Shape language for character types

  • Understanding of character poses

  • Exploring character variations

  • Designing characters and creatures for the entertainment industry

 

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