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BM: Brainstorm Mentorship group


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BM: Brainstorm Mentorship Group
(RSVP today - email mentorship@brainstormschool.com)

Instructor: John Park

This program is designed for those who want to level up their skills, learn about design, and build a portfolio. The duration of this program is not constraint to a fixed time (i.e. what would normally be a term at Brainstorm), but more on what you need to accomplish. Students will be expected to devote time, be committed and dedicated in order to accomplish their goals for this program.
No two students' mentorship will be alike, as John will work with each student to help him/her achieve their individual goals- whether it be to improve their current technical or design skills or to build a portfolio. This is a serious program, if student fails to make it to class they are required to email instructor. Only 1x make up session at the end of the month. 2 Brainstorm Mentorship groups are available.  (not skill dependent)
Students will be meeting with John Park 2x a week for a total of 6 hours per day. (12 hours per week). 

GROUP 1: Tuesday & Thursday 11am - 6pm (1 hr lunch)
Limit 6 students
start date: 1/23/18
email for current availability
GROUP 2: Wednesday & Friday 11am - 6pm (1 hr lunch)
Limit 6 students
start date: 1/24/18
email for current availability

Price:  Tuition is $1,800.00 per month (4 weeks/8 meetings)
There will be a minimum of a 2 month commitment period to a maximum of 12 months. 
Available Options:

2 month - 8 weeks (16 meetings) $3,600
3 month - 12 weeks (24 meetings) $5,400
6 month - 24 weeks (48 meetings) $10,800
9 month - 36 weeks (72 meetings) $16,200
12 month - 48 weeks (96 meetings) $21,600

If you decide to leave the mentorship, you will forfeit your spot and will not be able to return until the following mentorship another open spot is available, as your spot will be filled with one of our wait listed students.  Students may also RSVP in advanced. 

For payment you have 3 options.
1.  We can send you a payment request via paypal.  a 2.9% fee will be applied
2.  You can directly wire us into our bank account.  $50 wire free will be applied
3.  Send us a check (no fee) Email us for details. 

Enrollment: Registration will be through email only on a first come first serve basis. 
To RSVP your spot, please email mentorship@brainstormschool.com
Do not wait, seating is very limited and will fill up quickly. 

Pre-RSVP: You may also RSVP ahead of time.  Email us to let us know your desired dates!


For any other question, please see FAQ, see section C11 (B).

*Your enrollment is not secure until payment is received IN FULL AND you received a confirmation email from Brainstorm School. 

Materials: Students will be required to provide their own equipment (laptop, desktop, tablet, etc) and have a copy of Adobe Photoshop, in order to complete their assignments. 

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

Waitlist: If registration is full, please email us at mentorship@brainstormschool to join our wait list.   titled: Mentorship Waitlist Request

 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Individual demos
  • Students will be developing or continue to develop a project of their liking.
  • Customized / tailored education to outfit student skill level
  • Target goals for each student, assignments will be provided based on current level and expectation
  • Portfolio building/development
  • Close working relationship with the students
  • Live paint-overs
  • Strategics learning and studying for each student
  • Possible networking to help students get their work in front of professionals for review
  • Internship and job training

 

 

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Perspective Boot Camp


For students to be comfortable in executing perspective understanding in forms.  We will cover perspective topics including 1point, 2 point, and 3 point perspective as well as proper usage of ellipses.  Developing forms and understanding curves in space will also be covered

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Perspective Boot Camp


For students to be comfortable in executing perspective understanding in forms.  We will cover perspective topics including 1point, 2 point, and 3 point perspective as well as proper usage of ellipses.  Developing forms and understanding curves in space will also be covered

Perspective Boot Camp

Course Objective: For students to be comfortable in executing perspective understanding in forms.  We will cover perspective topics including 1point, 2point and 3point perspective as well as proper usage of ellipses.  Developing forms and understanding curves in space will also be covered.

Time: Monday 2:00pm-7:00pm
First Class: January 22, 2018
5 week course

Instructor: Eric Ng

Focus: Understanding of perspective, ellipses and proportions

Prerequisite: None

Materials: copy paper (8.5x11) single sheets (bright white preferred), Canson marker paper, Ball point pen (black), Zebra airfit 0.7 or Zebra F-301

Other supplies: (also supplied for inclass activity) Straight edge ruler, 30/60 Triangle, 45/45 Triangle, circle template, small ellipse guide set -picket ellipse guide no. 1224 (set of 15) 10 °–80°
Suggest reading material: How to Draw by Scott Robertson and Thomas Bertling

Price: $550 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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What you can expect to learn:

  • Perspective Construction
  • Line Weight
  • Curves in space
  • 3D forms on 2D surface
  • Ellipses in space
  • Controlling proportions in space

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World Building 1


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WB1: World Building Sketching

Learn how to build interiors and exterior environments with proper perspective, layout and design. Master the ability to sketch and communicate designs for the video game and film industry.

Time: Monday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: January 22, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Eric Ng

Focus: Becoming a better sketch designer

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Traditional sketching mediums (Pen, Pencil, & Sketchbook)

Price: $775 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Perspective
  • Environment sketching
  • Set Dressing & Theming
  • Layout design
  • Intro to Form & Function

 

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WB2: World Building 2


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WB2: Environment Design

Be exposed to the understanding of how to create an environment for games and films. Learn the rules of lighting, composition, and designing an exterior and interior. Students will have a solid foundation of how to generate their design space thinking about camera angles and lighting.

Time: Sunday 10:00am-1:00pm
First Class: January 28, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Nick Gindraux

Focus: Becoming a better environment designer

Prerequisite: WB1DC1 / Recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Thumbnailing
  • Composition
  • Value painting
  • Lighting composition
  • Game play and set design focus

 

Work Examples

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WB2B: Environment Design 

Be exposed to the understanding of how to create an environment for games and films. Learn the rules of lighting, composition, and designing an exterior and interior.  Students will have a solid foundation of how to generate their design space thinking about camera angles and lighting.

Time: SPRING 2018 info coming soon

Instructor: TBA

Focus: Becoming a Better Environment Designer

First Class: September 18, 2016 / 10 weeks

Prerequisite: WB1, DC1 / Recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $850 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Thumbnail
  • Composition
  • Value painting
  • Lighting composition
  • Game play and set design focus

 

Work Examples

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ADVANCED ENVIRONMENT DESIGN


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WB3: Advanced Environment Design

Take your understanding of environment design to the advanced level! Learn new techniques, workflow process, and designing within themes & narrative story-telling. This course will give you the information to design, light & render a full environment with confidence and style.

Time: Saturday 6:00pm-9:00pm
First Class: January 27, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Finnian MacManus

Focus: Becoming an expert in environment design

Prerequisite: WB2, DC1, AD1 Recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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What you can expect to learn:

  • Advanced digital/Photoshop painting
  • Creative themed set dressing
  • Thorough understanding and analyzation of space and environments
  • High level render finish techniques
  • Build a portfolio

 

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WB4: Adv Layout design


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WB4: Advanced Layout Drawing & Design

Learn about architecture, space and set-dressing!  Become an better layout drawer &  designer.  Create and design space used for video games, film and animation for the purpose of game play and story telling.  This course is a design intensive course that will challenge students to problem solve with imagination.  Students will also be pushed to solve creative problems like interactive environment props.  A understanding of core perspective, drawing and form language is highly recommended. 

Time: Sunday, 6:00pm–9:00pm
First Class: January 28, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Mark Castanon

Focus: Becoming a better environment layout designer

Prerequisite: PBC, WB1, AD1

Materials: Drawing materials, Digital medium (photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Layout Drawing & Design
  • Advance your knowledge of environments
  • Creative space for games and film
  • Composition of story and game-play
  • Creative problem solving
  • Architecture Design
  • Set-Dressing

 

Work Examples

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DC 1: Design with Color and Light


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DC 1: Design with Color and Light


DC1: Design with Color & Light

This is an introductory class to digital painting. This course outlines the key fundamentals of digital painting techniques, understanding and Photoshop software. Students will learn how to apply proper techniques, learn color theory in Photoshop and the different properties of surfacing and texture.

Time: Wednesday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: January 24, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Mo Kim

Focus: Becoming a better digital designer

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Adobe Photoshop (Any version)

Price: $760 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Digital painting techniques
  • Form & Volume
  • Material rendering
  • Photoshop basics
  • Base color and lighting

 

Work Examples

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DC 2: Digital Illustration


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DC2: Digital Illustration

Become a stronger digital illustrator by learning the essential techniques of value building, composition and finishing techniques using still life and live models. In class critiques and demonstrations lead by Mauricio Abril will cover not only photoshop techniques but become exposed to file and layer management, digital painting pipeline and narrative story telling.  Mauricio Abril is a freelance concept designer and illustrator with clients such as Walt Disney Imagineering, Disney Interactive, Ubisoft, Universal, and Simon & Schuster Publishing.

Time: Tuesday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: January 23, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Mauricio Abril

Focus: Become a more confident digital illustrator

Prerequisite: DC1 / Highly recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $760 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Digital illustration pipeline
  • Advanced Photoshop techniques, layering and effects
  • Paint from live models and narrative still life
  • Advanced materials, textures and lighting
  • Narrative story telling assignments

 

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DC3: Experimental Digital Painting


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DC3: Experimental Digital Painting

Become an Expert Digital Painter! Learn experimental digital painting techniques used by Matteo where he explores different methods, theories and techniques. This course is to experiment and explore new ways to help generate composition, illustration and design techniques.

Time: Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm
First Class: January 27, 2018
10 week course

Instructor:  Matteo Marjoram

Focus: Becoming an expert digital painter

Prerequisite: DC1, DC2 recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Photoshop Digital Painting techniques
  • Expressive Lighting and Mood
  • Narrative Design and Story Telling
  • Expressive digital painting
  • Develop style and aesthetics

 

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DC 4: Plein Air Painting


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DC4: Plein Air Painting

Learn from life in this offsite Brainstorm class. This is a 10 week course that concentrates on the build-up of painting techniques from life that focus on color, light, composition and emotion. Learning from life and experience a way to paint, see and design.  Almost each week, the class will be meeting at different location around the area to explore and paint. 

Time: Saturday, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 16th ( 10 weeks)

Instructor: Tiffanie Mang

Focus: Becoming a better painter

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Traditional materials list to be provided

Price: $750 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: First and Last class will be held at our school facility, all other weeks will be offsite locations at 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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What you can expect to learn:

 

  • Paint from life and mother nature
  • Open for all levels (Beginner to advanced)
  • Traditional medium (gauche
  • Composition, colors and indication
  • Learn to see, read and interpret

 

 

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CH1: Character Design 1


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CH1: Character Design 1

This is an introductory class to learn the basics of character design. The course concentrates on the core design fundamentals, such as silhouettes, poses, variations and more, to create memorable character/creatures for video game and film industry.

Time: Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm
First Class: January 27, 2018
10 week course
*Class will not be held on 2/24 & 3/2.  10th week is scheduled for 4/14.

Instructor:  Richard Lyons

Focus: Becoming a better character designer           

Prerequisite: WB1, DC1 and AD1 recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

**attention

If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Design fundamentals in character design
  • Shape language for character types
  • Understanding of character poses
  • Exploring character variations
  • Designing characters and creatures for the entertainment industry

 

Work Examples

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CH1-B: Character Design 1


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CH1-B: Character Design 1

This is an introductory class to learn the basics of character design. The course concentrates on the core design fundamentals, such as silhouettes, poses, variations and more, to create memorable character/creatures for video game and film industry.

Time: Saturday 2:00pm-5:00pm
First Class: January 27, 2018
10 week course

Instructor:  Andrew Domachowski

Focus: Becoming a better character designer           

Prerequisite: WB1, DC1 and AD1 recommended

Materials: Digital medium (Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

**attention

If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Design fundamentals in character design
  • Shape language for character types
  • Understanding of character poses
  • Exploring character variations
  • Designing characters and creatures for the entertainment industry

 

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CD1: Creature Design 1


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CD1:  Intro to Designing Creatures

Join Anthony Jones in this creature design foundation course.  Anthony will be covering the foundation fundamentals of Creature/Character design as well as humanoid creature design.  Learn as he guides you with research, development, design process and photoshop painting to show off your designs. 

Time: Sunday 6:00pm-9:00pm
First Class: January 28, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Anthony Jones

Focus: Becoming a better creature designer

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Digital medium (photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Photoshop Techniques
  • Design Process
  • Creature Design
  • Fundamentals & Foundation

 

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AD1: Form Language


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AD1: Form Language

This course gives an introduction to Form Language Design. Learn how to solve complex design situations through drawing exercises, shape studies and exploration, as well as creative problem solving, while developing a better understanding of organic and hard surface designs.

Time: Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm
First Class: January 28, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Mark Castanon

Focus: Become a better creative designer

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, & Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Shape language exercise
  • Unique design exploration
  • Thorough understanding and analyzation of subject matter
  • Creative design problem solving techniques
  • Extracting functional design through abstraction

 

Work Examples

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AD2: ADV FORM LANGUAGE


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AD2: ADV FORM LANGUAGE


AD2: Advanced Form Language

This is the advanced course of Form Language Design. Students will be asked to develop a story and design a world  full of characters, creatures, props, vehicles and environments. The goal is to have a fully completed project piece at the end of the course. 

*Each week the students will be studying different subjects to come up with inspiration. (ie. man made, organic, found objects, etc.)

Time: Sunday 2:00pm-5:00pm
First Class: January 28, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: John Park

Focus: Understanding design theory and execute originality within your concept

Prerequisite: AD1

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, and Photoshop)

Price: $825 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Develop a story/concept for project
  • Development of characters/creatures/vehicles/props/environments
  • Thorough understanding and analyzing of subject matter
  • Creative design problem solving techniques
  • Working/Exercising within a group
  • Presentation/pitching
  • Fully developed portfolio project

 

Work Examples

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AD3: Concept Sketching


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AD3: Concept Sketching

Get to the core of becoming a dynamic concept designer with this conceptual sketching class lead by Tony Leonard.  Learn the skill of brainstorm ideas, ideating on page and coming up with skills and techniques to develop your ability to communicate a design in quick and confident sketches.  Become more adapt with the pencil, pen and brush pen. 

Time: Saturday 2:00pm-5:00pm
First Class: January 27, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Tony Leonard

Focus: Becoming a better conceptual sketch artist

Prerequisite: AD1 WB1 recommended

Materials: Traditional sketching mediums (Pen, Pencil, & Sketchbook)

Price: $700 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • sketch ideation
  • hard surface
  • organic
  • skillset building
  • conceptualize ideas
  • visual communciation

 

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PD1: Vehicle and Mech Design


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PD1: Vehicle & Mech Design

Spaceships and robots are everywhere! Learn to design vehicles & mech robots that appear in today’s top Video Games & Films. You will learn basic fundamentals to design effectively with form, function, & aesthetics.

Time: Monday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: January 22, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Daniel J. Park

Focus: Become a better vehicle and mech designer

Prerequisite: AD1/WB1/DC1   Recommended

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, & Photoshop)

Price: $750 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Hard surface design
  • Anatomy of vehicles & mechs
  • Complex form & design details
  • Understanding of gears & Joints
  • Design purpose & function

 

Work Examples

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Prop Design 2


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Prop Design 2


PD2: Advanced Vehicle and Mech

Props are everywhere… and need people to design them! Now that you have an understanding of form language and basic prop design, put your skills to the test by creating functional designs that are needed in today’s film and video game industry. Learn from other techniques such as Sketch-up, kit bashing and more! This course is a heavy thinking and technical execution course.

Time: Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)

Instructor: Daniel Park

Focus: Become a better vehicle and mech designer

First Class: September 15, 2016 / 10 weeks

Prerequisite: PD1, DC1 / Highly recommended

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, & Photoshop)

Price: $850 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

**attention

If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Advanced hard surface design
  • Implementation of 3D and Kitbash
  • Complex forms & design details
  • Digital painting and rendering
  • Build a design portfolio

 

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Entertainment Design 1


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Entertainment Design 1


ENT1: Entertainment Design 1

Build a portfolio to exemplify your concept design skills in this theme based project class. Learn to apply and develop your environments, characters and props in a course structured and guided by Polina Hristova .

Time: Sunday 9:30am-12:30pm
First Class: January 28, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Polina Hristova

Focus: Building a portfolio for concept design.

Prerequisite: WB1, DC1, AD1 / Recommended

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, & Photoshop)

Price: $790 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Project oriented design
  • Real-world art department experience
  • Character, prop, & environment exploration
  • Project theming
  • Design refinement
  • Studio expectations & professionalism

 

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Entertainment Design 2


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ENT2: Entertainment Design 2

Build an focused skill set within this project themed class to show your abilities to problem solve, design and meet artistic requirements experienced in a high pace art departments. Learn to design high level environments, characters, & props. Key focuses during the course will be on artistic quality, presentation and professionalism.

Time: Tuesday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: January 23, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: Joon Ahn

Focus: Build a professional level concept design portfolio

Prerequisite: WB1, DC1, AD1 / Recommended

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, & Photoshop)

Price: $800 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Project oriented design
  • Real-world art department experience
  • Character, prop, & environment exploration
  • Project theming
  • Design refinement
  • Studio expectations & professionalism

 

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ENT3: Entertainment Design 3 

Get ready for the industry! Experience a real art department setting and pipeline under the leadership of Jeal Choi. This course is designed to have a limited seating of 5-6 students for maximum interaction with instructor, and get one on one review to develop a portfolio focused for the game industry. This is the most advanced design course at Brainstorm that will propel thinking, game function development, and art/design applications. This course will help develop a portfolio that will speak directly to art directors and game designers. Key focuses during the course will be on artistic quality, presentation and professionalism.

Time: Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm (4 Hour course)

Instructor: Jeal Choi

Focus: Build a professional level concept design portfolio

First Class: September 17, 2016 / 10 weeks 

Prerequisite: ENT2, WB3, AD1 PD1, DC1 / Highly recommended

Materials: Traditional & Digital mediums (Pen, Pencil, Sketchbook, & Photoshop)

Price: $1,200 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Guidance under creative director Jeal Choi
  • Art department pipeline experience
  • Develop problem solving methods for games
  • Studio art department experience
  • Learn professionalism & presentation skills
  • 30hr of homework per week *average

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AB1: Art & Business 1

This class is for the artist looking to land a job. In our industry, we learn techniques for design and art. In Art of Business 1, we learn how to communicate as a professional, learn the do’s and don’ts of the industry and become more informed on where our industry is going and how to become a part of it for a long lasting and healthy career. We also cover rates, contracts, pipeline, time management and more! 

Time: Thursday 7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: January 25, 2018
10 week course

Instructor: James Paick

Prerequisite: None

Materials: None

Price: $600 *A registration fee of $15.00 will be applied to each class purchased. For terms and conditions see FAQ.

Location: 223 W Palm Ave, Burbank, CA 91502

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If you are experiencing check out complications, you can always have us complete the registration for you!  All you have to do is email us at info@brainstormschool.com and let us know which course(s) you would like to register for.  You will receive a payment request.  Pay and done! 

What you can expect to learn:

  • Learn about the industry of today’s art world
  • Strategies of how to get a job
  • Discuss basics of rates, taxes & contracts
  • Marketing and branding
  • Do’s and don’ts
  • Discuss all things about ‘how to get a job’