Course overview Course overview
Develop world building skills
Whether for film, video games, or digital feature animation, this class will focus on what it takes to create a compelling environment from the ground up. We will explore fundamentals such as perspective, drawing, storytelling, painting, creating atmosphere, establishing lighting, and how we can combine all these different elements into a full scene. By the end of this class, students will have the process and structure to give them the confidence they need to create more solid environments.
Fundamentals of Environment Design WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Take your skills to the next level
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.
Rhys Griffiths is a concept artist and illustrator working in the entertainment industry. He has brought his passion for light, colour and composition to many TV commercials, film storyboards, video games and Kickstarter projects. Previously working as a concept artist at Streamline Studios, he is now freelancing in Melbourne on upcoming AAA titles, while working on his own point-and-click adventure game.
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Jul 29, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019
Kalen is an excellent teacher.
Kalen was really friendly and encouraging. He had great suggestions for help in areas that needed more work.
Kalen is awesome on so many levels.
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 also have great humor. Definitely a very great experience.
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environment design Benefits
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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