instructor profiles Kalen Chock
Creating engaging compositions and color in environment design.
Kalen Chock is a Visual Development Artist currently living in the Bay Area. He has always had a strong passion for art and enjoys any means of creative expression. Kalen's client list includes: Industrial Light and Magic, Autodesk, Ember Lab, Fantasy Flight, and Virtual Toys in Madrid. Currently Kalen is working on his own tactical RPG with Coda Games that will be released on Steam and PS4. When he is not working he enjoys all things active including soccer, basketball, and dancing.
Kalen excels in both technical expertise and teaching acumen. He's very much qualified in both fields!
Was really friendly and encouraging; had great suggestions for help in directions that need more work.
Kalen is one of the best instructors I've had in my whole life. He is always encouraging people to work hard and explore new stuff. His classes are very well conducted and he has great humor. Definitely a very great experience.
Very nice person always showed an interest and maintained high degree of professionalism
I learned a lot about composition and how to make sure an image reads well. Kalen is an amazing instructor and always explained concepts clearly!
Kalen showed us the common mistakes of beginner artists and his experiences, process, and guidance, that really pushed my environment paintings to the next level!
Kalen was super positive, gave great constructive feedback whilst still keeping me hyped to come back and try harder. Really great attitude that really inspired me to get better and put the work in. He also explained this very clearly.
Kalen was really great at breaking things down to very clear, precise goals. Each week focused on specific skillset, breaking down larger paintings into bite-sized pieces that were very manageable.
Kalen has been an incredible instructor! He has always explained concepts clearly, and his critiques were always super helpful! I also really liked that he delivered his instructions and critiques in a really friendly way and was never rude in the slightest.
Kalen does an amazing job guiding his students to their desired goal. Also, he always answers the questions with clarity.