Course overview Course overview
Tell a story through world building
Environment Concept Design includes the basic and general outline of creating an environment as used in illustration and concept design for the video game and film industries. There will be a firm focus on creating thumbnail and final illustrations, composition, value studies, perspective and digital painting techniques in Photoshop. The class will also focus on incorporating 3D programs into an environment concept creation workflow.
Environment Concept Design WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Unleashing your creative potential
Lectures by Aaron Limonick
Aaron Limonick has been working as a concept artist in entertainment since 2004. He has worked on feature films such as Seventh Son, RIPD, Into the Storm, and Jupiter Ascending, and worked for studios such as LEGO, Disney, Rhythm and Hues, Method Studios, and Mirada. Now, Aaron is working for Sony at Naughty Dog Inc. and has recently worked on The Last of Us and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.
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spring TERM Registration
Feb 11, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019
Jeff Holloway / Summer 2017
Aaron Limonick is an excellent instuctor, I really valued the lectures and individual feedback - I think that is one of the most important benefits that your courses provide - real feedback and advice from the instructor. Aaron was great and I would absolutely take other courses that he teaches, his class really helped me believe in the service CGMA provides - thank you for this service!
Allan Boulogne / Spring 2017
Aaron is hands down the best teacher ive ever had. Ive learned more from him in 8 weeks than i have at my art college in 2 years. One more reason I'm making the full switch to you guys. Top notch stuff. Great honor to have him as a teacher.
William Kalkanis-Ellis / Fall 2017
The class was really informative, thank you for all your help
Geneviève Huard / Fall 2017
Aaron was a very articulate and fun instructor, always motivated and motivating! I'll definitively miss him! :) -
Chang Wei Chen / Spring 2017
Best course I took so far.
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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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