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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, 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm (5 Hour session/25 hour course)
            Starts:  Sept 11th (5 weeks)

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, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 11th (10 weeks)

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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What you can expect to learn:

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

 

Work Examples

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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, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 17th (10 weeks)

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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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: Sunday, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (3 Hour course)

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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What you can expect to learn:

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

 

Work Examples

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WB3: World Building 3


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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: Sunday, 6:00 - 9:00 (3 hour course)
            Starts: Sept 17th (10 weeks)

Instructor: Saiful Haque

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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World Building 4


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WB4: 3D Environment Design

Become an better environment designer using 3D. In this course, students will learn techniques used game and film making utilizing Unreal! Learn the process of setting up 3D spaces and creating lighting scenarios to help design environments. This method of introducing 3D will extend your design sensibilities and range for your portfolio!

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

Instructor: Jon Lee

Focus: Becoming a better 3D environment designer

First Class: September 14, 2016 / 10 weeks 

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Unreal (Free download)

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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What you can expect to learn:

  • Unreal 4
  • Advance your knowledge of environments
  • Creative space for games and film
  • Composition of story and gameplay
  • Lighting, forms and texturing

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Work Examples

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DC 1: Design with Color and Light


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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, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 13th (10 weeks)

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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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, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 12th (10 weeks)

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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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

 

Work Examples

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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 John Park 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: Sunday, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 17th (10 weeks)

Instructor:  John Park

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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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

 

Work Examples

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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, 6:00pm - 9:00pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts:  Sept 16th (10 weeks)     

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

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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: Wednesday, 7:30pm - 10:30pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts:  Sept 13th (10 weeks)     

Instructor:  Ahmed Aldoori

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

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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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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, 10:00am - 1:00pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts:  Sept 17th (10 weeks)  

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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What you can expect to learn:

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

 

Work Examples

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Art of Design 1


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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, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 17th (10 weeks)

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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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: 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, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 17th (10 weeks)

Instructor: Mark Castanon & 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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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, 10:00am - 1:00pm (3 hour course)
            Starts: Sept 16th (10 weeks)

Instructor: Tony Leonard

Focus: Becoming a better conceptual sketch artist

Prerequisite: AD1 WB1 recommended

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

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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What you can expect to learn:

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

 

Work Examples

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AD4: Conceptual Story-boarding


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AD4: Conceptual Story-boarding

Story is the connecting DNA for every project concept artist’s develop.  Telling a story through images is a key factor for our ability to design and get the message across.  Join Ruolin, famed story board artist, as she leads you to through the journey of expressing story which is utilized within feature film, animation, game cinematic films and commercials! 

Time: Thursday, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: May 25th (10 weeks)

Instructor: Ruolin Li

Focus: Become a better story teller and designer

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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What you can expect to learn:

  • sketch story teller
  • learn story-boarding for games, film and animation
  • sketching and vis com
  • conceptualize ideas
  • create your illustration pipeline

 

Work Examples

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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, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 11th (10weeks)

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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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

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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:

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

 

Work Examples

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

Instructor: Polina Hristova

Focus: Building a portfolio for concept design.

Prerequisite: WB1, DC1, AD1 / Recommended

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

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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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, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (3 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 12th (10 weeks)

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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Entertainment Design 3


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Entertainment Design 3


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

**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:

  • 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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Art & Business 1


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Art & Business 1


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, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm (~3.0 Hour course)
            Starts: Sept 14th (10 weeks)

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

**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:

  • 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’