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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
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Lectures by Marco Bucci
Richard is a 1990 graduate of Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design with a B.F.A. in Illustration. He began working in animation in 1991 at Warner Bros Television. He has been at Dreamworks Feature Animation since 1997 working as a Background Painter, Visual Development Artist, and as an Art Director. He has also worked for several television productions both in-house and as a freelance artist, including Hanna-Barbera, Cartoon Network, Orphanage, Spumco, Sony, and Nickelodeon. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and in 2004 won an Annie Award for his work on Samurai Jack “Seasons of Death”. The animated short film “Bilby” is his most recent release as Art Director at Dreamworks Feature Animation. He also served as an Art Director on Croods 2, Larrikins, Zodiac, and Turbo.
Lectures by Marco Bucci
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.
The Art Of Color And Light Student gallery
summer TERM Registration
May 6, 2019 - Jul 22, 2019
Andreas Hechtfischer / Summer 2017
One of the best CGMA courses I participated to, again a big thanks to Marco!
Farah Mérand / Spring 2017
he class has a really good presentation, there are a lot of exemples and differents materials that help us to understand, I really enjoyed this class. The instructor always give the feedback and answers quickly. It was really easy to communicate with him.
Allan Boulogne / Fall 2017
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!
Alyssa Baker / Fall 2017
-the video feedback from Kristy was always fantastic.
Zachary Chapman / Fall 2017
She is very positive and encouraging, and is sensitive to the stylistic choices of the individual.
Karolina Węcka / Winter 2017
I think she did a great job. Helped me a lot.
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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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