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Design Mentorship

An 8 week course teaching students the theory and practice of professional design

Course Categories
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent), Wacom tablet or equivalent, Brush set file will be provided
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
Due each week
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Live group sessions (sessions are recorded and available afterwards)
Prerequisites:
Foundation & Design Program. Students should have strong fundamentals and drawing skills, the students should not be beginners , the homework are designed to build up a strong mindset for iteration.
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent), Wacom tablet or equivalent, Brush set file will be provided
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
Due each week
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Live group sessions (sessions are recorded and available afterwards)
Prerequisites:
Foundation & Design Program. Students should have strong fundamentals and drawing skills, the students should not be beginners , the homework are designed to build up a strong mindset for iteration.
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent), Wacom tablet or equivalent, Brush set file will be provided
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
Due each week
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Live group sessions (sessions are recorded and available afterwards)
Prerequisites:
Foundation & Design Program. Students should have strong fundamentals and drawing skills, the students should not be beginners , the homework are designed to build up a strong mindset for iteration.
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
EXPAND ALL COLLAPSE ALL

The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Introduction to design: design follows function; function follows design

Get familiar with one another | Design-What is design? | Discuss about what is function and what is design | The advantages and disadvantages of each approach(Design follows function | Function follows Design | Sketching techniques to work with design |Simplicity and readability |Key notes

Week 2 | Big-Medium-Small Theory

Big-Medium-Small Theory | Proportions in design-Volume and Space | Review of design structure | Self-critique in design | Key notes

Week 3 | Cluster Systems: developing a system and iterate on it

Explain the idea of clusters systems | Creating flow curves | Creating a system blueprint that works | Analyze proportions(size in percentages)| Iteration

Week 4 | Big vs Small & Set dressing

Big vs Small-Opposition in design | Exaggeration principles-Dominants and Accents | Discuss about set dressing | Set Dressing factors | Believability of a set

Week 5 | Designing with reference

Discussion about reference and design | Creating Moodboards (Notes on how to create a personal library) | Discuss about various types of documents and documentations | Learning to research a topic-How does it work? | Designing something with reference

Week 6 | Design without reference

Discussion about designing with no reference | Visual library and how to grow it | Importance of practice and what is the meaning of sketchbook | Relaxation helps assimilation | Unexisting perfection

Week 7 | Adding detail in design

How to add detail | Detail systems and curves | Detail – High vs small vs none| Detailed yet simple – How to process detail | Key notes

Week 8 | Iteration systems

Brief introduction to iteration systems | Having a systems keeps focus on design | Line Based iteration system | Shape Based Iteration system | Some simple rules not to repeat yourself | Key Notes

Design Mentorship
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Your journey starts here

Hueala Teodor was born and raised in Romania where he studied graphics at the Fine Arts University. His career started in the mobile game industry in 2012, doing freelance until 2013 when he got his first in-house job at a mobile game company. During this time period, he worked on various projects including board games, comics, and doing gallery presentation shows. In 2016 he switched from mobile games to the AAA games industry by joining Ubisoft. Since then, he has worked with multiple top-tier studios, including Blackletter Games, Volta, Blur, Epic Games, Riot, and PsyOp LA. He currently owns a small outsource studio in Bucharest called Arthogs Studio which collaborates with studios around the world.

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Apr 29, 2021 - Jul 19, 2021
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COURSE BEGINS
July 15th

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Anika Linke

It was great to learn actual systems for design and guidelines to critique myself.

Bakari Griffin

It helped me with thinking and creating a clear definition of the topic i want to draw, which is a huge help in starting anything, be it a drawing or a project.

Gosia Kmiec

Overall I think the course was a great experience and I definitely feel like those few weeks made me more confident with designing.

Jared Lipscomb

This course really solidified my understanding of the role of a designer and how to develop multiple iterations in a timely manor.

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What makes this learning experience unique?
Personal Feedback

Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.

1+ Year Access

Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.

Certificate of Completion

Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.

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Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

Design Mentorship
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SUMMER TERM REGISTRATION
Apr 29, 2021 - Jul 19, 2021
ONLY
$699
COURSE BEGINS
July 15th
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