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Registration for our 2021 Winter Term is now open!

2D

2D
2D Animation Essentials
2D Animation Essentials
Students will develop their visual accuracy when drawing poses, which will help in creating animations...
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Intermediate
9 Weeks
2D Animation Essentials
Intermediate
9 Weeks
2D Motion Graphics in After Effects
2D Motion Graphics in After Effects
Learn how to navigate through basic key framing tools & techniques in After Effects to create...
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Beginner - Intermediate
8 weeks
2D Motion Graphics in After Effects
Beginner - Intermediate
8 weeks
3D for 2D Artists
3D for 2D Artists
This class will help students understand how powerful 3D is and how to take advantage of different...
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Intermediate
10 Weeks
3D for 2D Artists
Intermediate
10 Weeks
Absolute Beginners
Absolute Beginners
This course is an introduction to the basic drawing and painting fundamentals necessary in developing...
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Beginner
8 weeks
Absolute Beginners
Beginner
8 weeks
Advanced Matte Painting for Production
Advanced Matte Painting for Production
This class will go in-depth into what matte painting has become these days as well as what it will...
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Intermediate to advanced
8 weeks
Advanced Matte Painting for Production
Intermediate to advanced
8 weeks
Analytical Figure Drawing
Analytical Figure Drawing
As students continue to develop a basic skill set throughout this course, a special emphasis will...
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Beginner
8 weeks
Analytical Figure Drawing
Beginner
8 weeks
Anatomy of Clothing
Anatomy of Clothing
In this class, we will deconstruct the materials, from their tensile strength and geometric construction...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Anatomy of Clothing
Intermediate
8 weeks
Animal Drawing
Animal Drawing
Animal Drawing emphasizes developing an understanding of the anatomy of wildlife and domestic animals....
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Beginner to Intermediate
8 weeks
Animal Drawing
Beginner to Intermediate
8 weeks
Art Direction for Character Designers
Art Direction for Character Designers
One of the biggest challenges in working as a professional character designer--whether in a studio...
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Advanced
8 weeks
Art Direction for Character Designers
Advanced
8 weeks
Background and Layout for Animation
Background and Layout for Animation
In this courses students will cover: composition, prop design, designing a focal point and building...
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Intermediate
8 Weeks
Background and Layout for Animation
Intermediate
8 Weeks
Becoming a Better Artist
Becoming a Better Artist
Learn the basics of art as well as the subtle details and differences in techniques and approaches....
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Beginner
8 weeks
Becoming a Better Artist
Beginner
8 weeks
Character Design For Animation
Character Design For Animation
This course will cover a lot of reference and breaking it down into the importance of things to consider...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Character Design For Animation
Intermediate
8 weeks
Character Design for Film and Games
Character Design for Film and Games
This course will explore the key aspects of creating character concept art within the games and film...
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Advanced
8 weeks
Character Design for Film and Games
Advanced
8 weeks
Character Design For Production
Character Design For Production
This class will focus on taking your character designs through a production pipeline and learning...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Character Design For Production
Intermediate
8 weeks
Character Design Mentorship with Carlos Grangel
Character Design Mentorship with Carlos Grangel
In this course, students will be mentored by award-winning character designer Carlos Grangel as he...
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Intermediate to Advanced
4 weeks
Character Design Mentorship with Carlos Grangel
Intermediate to Advanced
4 weeks
Character Design Portfolio Mentorship
Character Design Portfolio Mentorship
NOTE: this course will be available in the Spring 2021 Term. This mentorship is designed to be tailored...
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Intermediate- Advanced
8 weeks
Character Design Portfolio Mentorship
Intermediate- Advanced
8 weeks
Comics: The Art of Storytelling
Comics: The Art of Storytelling
This course is designed to be an intensive introduction to comics and narrative, from the very first...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Comics: The Art of Storytelling
Intermediate
8 weeks
Composition for Concept Art and Illustration
Composition for Concept Art and Illustration
This class will cover the fundamental principles used to create visually striking images as applied...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Composition for Concept Art and Illustration
Intermediate
8 weeks
Costume Concept Design
Costume Concept Design
Costume design is an essential part of character design. From a character's clothing down to the...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Costume Concept Design
Intermediate
8 weeks
Creating Comics & Graphic Novels
Creating Comics & Graphic Novels
Back again for the Winter 2020 term! During this course, students will bring their own stories to...
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Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Creating Comics & Graphic Novels
Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Creature Design for Film and Games
Creature Design for Film and Games
This course will teach you how to design your own creatures by using Earth’s animals as a guideline....
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Advanced
8 weeks
Creature Design for Film and Games
Advanced
8 weeks
Design Mentorship
Design Mentorship
In this course students will learn the theory about design and how to conciously apply that theory...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Design Mentorship
Intermediate
8 weeks
Digital Art Foundations
Digital Art Foundations
Take beginning steps to familiarize yourself with additional digital drawing and painting tools as...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Digital Art Foundations
Intermediate
8 weeks
Digital Painting
Digital Painting
This course is an introduction to digital painting and color composition for film and animation. With...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Digital Painting
Intermediate
8 weeks
Digital Portrait Painting
Digital Portrait Painting
This course goes over different color and texture rendering techniques for creating believable human...
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Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Digital Portrait Painting
Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Drawing & Rendering Techniques for Hardware Design
Drawing & Rendering Techniques for Hardware Design
Drawing & Rendering Techniques for Hardware Design covers the benefits of ideation sketching,...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Drawing & Rendering Techniques for Hardware Design
Intermediate
8 weeks
Dynamic Sketching 1
Dynamic Sketching 1
Learn how to communicate visually through drawing principles and knowledge. Dynamic Sketching will enable...
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Beginner
8 weeks
Dynamic Sketching 1
Beginner
8 weeks
Dynamic Sketching 2
Dynamic Sketching 2
Foundational drawing is the most important aspect of being a designer. This class is designed to take...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Dynamic Sketching 2
Intermediate
8 weeks
Ecorche'
Ecorche'
Ecorché is intended to give students a thorough understanding of the superficial anatomy of...
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All levels welcome
10 weeks
Ecorche'
All levels welcome
10 weeks
Environment Concept Design
Environment Concept Design
Environment Concept Design includes the basic and general outline of creating an environment as used...
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Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Environment Concept Design
Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Environment Painting & Design
Environment Painting & Design
In this follow-up course to Environment Concept Design, students will be diving deeper into the elements...
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Advanced
8 weeks
Environment Painting & Design
Advanced
8 weeks
Environment Sketching
Environment Sketching
This class will focus on creating compelling environments with a strong and consistent design language....
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Environment Sketching
Intermediate
8 weeks
Environment Sketching for Production
Environment Sketching for Production
Environment Sketching for Production focuses on creating visual themes for use in a production pipeline....
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Environment Sketching for Production
Intermediate
8 weeks
Figure Drawing: Anatomy of Style
Figure Drawing: Anatomy of Style
Patrick will discuss traditional drawing rendering techniques which he uses to simplify anatomy into...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Figure Drawing: Anatomy of Style
Intermediate
8 weeks
Foundations in Modern 2D Animation
Foundations in Modern 2D Animation
Put down your pegbars and pencils, because this class is about learning animation the modern way....
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Beginner to Intermediate
9 weeks
Foundations in Modern 2D Animation
Beginner to Intermediate
9 weeks
Fundamentals of Architecture Design
Fundamentals of Architecture Design
This is a project-based course during which students will weekly be given assignments found typically...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Architecture Design
Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Character Design
Fundamentals of Character Design
This is a beginning character design course with an emphasis on creating memorable characters with...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Character Design
Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Design
Fundamentals of Design
Design pertains to nearly everything. From composition and lighting to the shapes of our characters...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Design
Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Environment Design
Fundamentals of Environment Design
Whether for film, video games, or digital feature animation, this class will focus on what it takes...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Environment Design
Intermediate
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Perspective
Fundamentals of Perspective
This is a basic, introductory course in linear perspective drawing. Students enrolled in...
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Beginner
8 weeks
Fundamentals of Perspective
Beginner
8 weeks
Getting Started in the Game Industry: Interviews, Portfolios, and More
Getting Started in the Game Industry: Interviews, Portfolios, and More
This course will focus on all aspects for applying for and getting a job as a professional artist....
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Intermediate
4 Weeks
Getting Started in the Game Industry: Interviews, Portfolios, and More
Intermediate
4 Weeks
Head Drawing and Construction
Head Drawing and Construction
This course builds on the skills and information covered in the initial Analytical Figure Drawing...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Head Drawing and Construction
Intermediate
8 weeks
Illustration Mentorship
Illustration Mentorship
In this course students will focus on furthering their digital painting to create illustrations that...
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Intermediate- Advanced
8 weeks
Illustration Mentorship
Intermediate- Advanced
8 weeks
Key Frame Illustration for Production
Key Frame Illustration for Production
This course focuses on teaching students how to create beautiful and cinematic key frame illustrations....
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Intermediate to Advanced
8 Weeks
Key Frame Illustration for Production
Intermediate to Advanced
8 Weeks
Matte Painting
Matte Painting
This course you will go through the complex discipline of matte painting, utilizing many different...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Matte Painting
Intermediate
8 weeks
Perspective
Perspective
In this class students will learn 1, 2 and 3 point perspective systems building upon existing...
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Beginner - Intermediate
8 weeks
Perspective
Beginner - Intermediate
8 weeks
Sketching Mentorship with Peter Han
Sketching Mentorship with Peter Han
Take advantage of a new opportunity at the CG Master Academy to work live one-on-one with Peter Han....
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Sketching Mentorship with Peter Han
Intermediate
8 weeks
Storyboard Mentorship
Storyboard Mentorship
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Intermediate
8 Weeks
Storyboard Mentorship
Intermediate
8 Weeks
Storyboarding For Animation
Storyboarding For Animation
This class will help you fall in love with the cinema, if you haven’t already. One of the main...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Storyboarding For Animation
Intermediate
8 weeks
Storyboarding for Live Action & Commercials
Storyboarding for Live Action & Commercials
Storyboarding for live action requires not only the ability to clearly communicate a story visually,...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
Storyboarding for Live Action & Commercials
Intermediate
8 weeks
The Art Of Color And Light
The Art Of Color And Light
The Art of Color and Light is an exploration in the properties of color and light under a variety...
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Intermediate
8 weeks
The Art Of Color And Light
Intermediate
8 weeks
Themed Environment Design
Themed Environment Design
Build a portfolio displaying a deeper understanding of environment design by creating an immersive...
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Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Themed Environment Design
Intermediate to Advanced
8 weeks
Visual Development and Art Direction Mentorship
Visual Development and Art Direction Mentorship
Taught by veteran Pixar Art Director Anthony Christov, the work developed in this course will be essential...
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Intermediate to Advanced
10 weeks
Visual Development and Art Direction Mentorship
Intermediate to Advanced
10 weeks