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Observe life and communicate visually
Dynamic Sketching 1 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
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Poe Tan has worked for Walt Disney Animation Studios, Warner Brothers Animation , Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Fox Animation, Sony, and many others. He has done designs for hit shows Ben10, Rugrats the Movie, Johnny Bravo, He Man Masters of the Universe and many more. Areas of expertise include background design both relating to animation and game design. Poe has received his MFA in 2014 from Academy of Art and has been teaching at many famous art institutes including Art Center since 2008.
Patrick Ballesteros is a designer based in Los Angeles, California. He works as a freelance illustrator/concept artist for the film, game, and animation industries. He also conducts workshops, guest speak, and teaches at the Concept Design Academy in Pasadena, California. Some of his clients include High Impact Games (Jak and Daxter the Lost Frontier), Magic Pixel Games (Carnival Island),
Yves Yumol is a freelance concept artist and art instructor based in Los Angeles, California, working in the entertainment and game industry. He has taught at a variety of private art schools and currently co-instructs at Concept Design Academy in Pasadena, California. In his spare time, he enjoys sketching outdoors and plein-air painting. His clients range from video game and visual FX companies such as Swihart Studios and various indie developers.
Dzu Nguyen is a freelance concept artist and illustrator currently working the in video games and entertainment industries. In addition to freelancing, he also teaches at the Art Institute of California. Some of his past video games projects for Sony Computer Entertainment include Warhawk, Resistance: Burning Skies, "Sorcery", Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale, and Destiny of Spirits.
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Feb 11, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
Cally Lim / Fall 2017
I like that the feedback session is done for students at the same time, that way we can learn from each other, not just a stand alone feedback.
Dennis Scarry / Fall 2017
I like how no matter the level of experience each student has the instructor always gave constructive criticism. They never tore anyone down.
Cody Rose / Summer 2017
Great at clearly conveying ideas and concepts to the students, even without direct contact or interaction during the lectures.
Aleksandra Szwejk/ Summer 2017
Patrick Ballesteros is a brilliant teacher, who can encourage students in their way to development in a professional and friendly way. He is very open and always ready to help.
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