Course overview Course overview
Solid foundations for successful design
Design pertains to nearly everything. From composition and lighting to the shapes of our characters to the vehicles they travel in. As artists, creatives, and designers, we need to be responsible for all these aspects. Good design involves proper planning and organizing, in addition to having the knowledge of good visual design principles to construct it. Over the next 8 weeks, there will be lectures on all core design principles as well as discussion of the techniques and approaches of implementing them. Along the way we will learn to create our own style guide, become our own art directors, and design some world building, propagating our design aesthetics.
Fundamentals of Design WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Unleashing your creativity
Tyler Edlin is traditionally trained with a Bachelor of fine arts and certificate of illustration from The Art institute of Boston. Notably he has worked many indie projects like Fall From Heaven and the Therion Saga to the larger productions of Tinkerbells Fairies from Disney Interactive and Chivalry: Medieval Warefare from TornBanner studios. Tyler has worked with studios including Disney Interactive, Hitpoint Studios, Studio Virty's, Fantasy Flight, Paizo Publishing, StarDock Industries, Tornbanner Studios, and Activision.
Anastasia is a freelance concept artist and illustrator passionate about environments, colour and light. During her career she has created art for computer games, projection mapping shows and animation, and is currently working as a DMP Artist at Axis Studios, and as an illustrator at Volta. She has also been working as a fundamentals teacher and a mentor alongside her professional freelance work.
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Spring TERM Registration
Feb 8, 2021 - Apr 26, 2021
Amazing teacher. Loved the class. The content was impressive. He worked really hard to give this class and I appreciated my experience.
Tyler showed genuine interest in the student's work during the feedback and Q&As: he always goes the extra mile to help us with long and detailed critiques, making sure to address all of our points. The lectures were very informative and presented the class materials well.
Great course! Learned so much. And Tyler is an amazing instructor, always trying to help in any way possible.
Tyler did a fantastic job breaking down the elements of design very clearly.
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries 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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