Course overview Course overview
Use color and light to convey mood & story
The Art of Color and Light is an exploration in the properties of color and light under a variety of conditions. This is an essential stage in concept art that develops mood and communicates the narrative of the story by means of visual cues.
The Art Of Color And Light WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Bringing out the best in talent
Marcin is a visual development artist working in the industry for 17 years. As a self-taught digital painter he had to make his way up to feature animation through web design, educational illustration and advertising. For the last 8 years he’s been working exclusively with Sergio Pablos developing new projects. On "Klaus" he was a production designer who also came up with the groundbreaking 2D character lighting system. Currently working on the new 2D animated feature.
Marco Bucci is an Illustrator & Lead Color Artist, for the past decade, Marco's commercial experience has ranged widely: from animation, to advertising, film, and picture books. He has worked as a lead color artist for companies such as Disney Publishing Worldwide, LucasArts, Mattel, GURU Studio, and C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures.
Yoriko Ito is Art Director, and Vis-dev artist, and has been working in the Future Animation industry for over 20 years. She was born and raised in Japan and moved to California where she obtained a degree in Illustration at AAU in San Francisco. Currently, she is a production designer at Illumination Ent. At Dreamworks Animation studio, she worked on Madagascar 1,2, and 3, and many other films. She also worked on Games, Stop Motion Animation films, and VR field as a Vis-dev artist. She enjoys Plein-air paintings whenever she can.
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Summer TERM Registration
May 4, 2020 - Jul 20, 2020
One of the best CGMA courses I’ve participated in—a big thanks to Marco!
This class has a really good presentation: there are a lot of examples and lecture notes that help us to understand the concepts. I really enjoyed this class. The instructor always gave feedback and answers promptly. It was really easy to communicate with him!
AMAZING instructor. Amazing class. After two years at some art college, he taught me more than I ever would have in the other college. You guys honestly have a keeper here. Best instructor for color and light I've had. He knows his stuff!
Chris Brock has been an outstanding teacher, providing great feedback and always answering emails or forum threads with helpful information.
My instructor was very positive and encouraging, and was sensitive to the stylistic choices of the individual.
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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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