Thursday, February 21, 2019

Tyler Mahn's Art

A relatively new student who's been with us as of late is Tyler Mahn. He's a talented artist who was looking to gain experience in the area of character design so he enrolled with us and has been doing an impressive job since. You can see more of Tyler's work at this link. He also has a YouTube channel that has thousands of followers.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Kya Cabunoc's Art

We've had the pleasure of Kya Cabunoc's participation at the Academy for the better part of 2 years as she works her way through high school. This spring she'll be graduating with her skill levels at a high point. Last summer Kya attended a special program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she wowed everyone with her talent. Here's a sampling of some recent work she's come up with focusing on Character Design and Visual Development.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

"What is a Storyboard Artist?"

The Animation Guild in Burbank is our industry's union. This week they've been featured in an animated video showcasing the benefits of being a union member highlighted from the Storyboard Artists' perspective. The video was created by Animation Guild Member Louie Zong.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Joel Valdez launches a new YouTube channel

Joel Valdez is an excellent character designer. Recently he's expanded his skillset by delving into landscape painting in acrylics. He's launched a dedicated YouTube channel featuring videos of his creative process. Here's the latest video by which he features his painting process to capture the beauty, magic and allure of the area around his hometown of Tucson Arizona. You're welcome to like the video and subscribe to his developing channel...