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2024

Unlock your creativity with our expert-led online courses

Are you ready to unleash your potential in concept art, environmental design, character design, storyboarding, and digital painting? At Brainstorm School, our expert-led online courses offer a unique blend of theory and practical application, equipping you with the skills to excel in your chosen field. Whether you're a novice seeking to master the basics or a seasoned professional looking to enhance your portfolio, our diverse range of courses is designed to unlock your creative power.

All our courses are delivered online and are conducted live with the instructor. This means you'll be actively participating in the learning process, not just passively watching videos. You'll be expected to be present for the lessons throughout the duration of the course, which includes engaging lectures, interactive sessions, demos, and feedback. The class will meet in an online meeting room hosted by Brainstorm School.

No in-person classes are offered at this time.

Featured Course

2d & 3d Efficient Concept Design

  • ECD
  • Monday 6:00pm - 9:00pm (PST)
  • 10 - Weeks Course
Discover how to seamlessly integrate 2D and 3D techniques to efficiently create, refine, and execute high-level designs as well as finished key art that showcases your work. Throughout the term, you will learn to leverage exciting tools to enhance your processes, from initial ideation sketches to polished final images. This class is ideal for anyone looking to learn new workflows tailored to the demands of fast-paced art departments.

2d to 3d Organic Sculpting & Creatures

    2D3D
    Tuesday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Advanced

3D Coat for Concept Art

    3DCD
    Thursday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $700.00
    Intermediate

3D Design Exploration to Execution

    3DD
    Wednesday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Advanced

Action Adventure Storyboarding

    SBA
    Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $815.00
    Intermediate

Advance Blender & Unreal Design

    ADVBUD
    Sunday 7:00pm - 10:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Advanced

Advance Form Language

    AD2
    Monday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $825.00
    Advanced

Advanced Digital Painting

    DC2
    Wednesday 10:30am - 1:30pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Anatomy of Character Design

    aocd
    Sunday 10:00am - 12:00pm PST
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Blender & Unreal Design

    BUD
    Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Intermediate

Blender for Concept Art

    IB1
    Friday 8:00pm- 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Intermediate

Character Design 1

    CH1
    Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $825.00
    Intermediate

Character Design for Animation

    CDA
    Monday 7:00pm- 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Character Zero

    CH0
    Tuesday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $700.00
    Beginner

Color Keys

    CK1
    Wednesday 2:00pm - 4:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Concept Art Boot Camp

    CABC
    Thursday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    8 - Weeks Course
    $700.00
    Beginner

Creature Anatomy

    CA1
    Tuesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Design Originality

    DO
    Monday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - week course
    $800.00
    Intermediate

Design with Color & Light

    dc1
    Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $825.00
    Beginner

Entertainment Design 1

    ENT1
    Wednesday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $775.00
    Intermediate

Environment Design

    WB2
    Thursday 7:30pm - 10:30pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $820.00
    Intermediate

Environment Design for Animation

    WBA2
    Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Environment Sketching

    WB1
    Monday 2:00pm - 5:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $800.00
    Intermediate

Environment Sketching for Animation

    WBA
    Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Fantasy Blender Flash With Oliver Beck

    fbob
    Wednesday 9:00pm - 11:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Fantasy Landscape Flash

    FLFlash
    Friday 7:00pm - 9:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Figure Drawing 1

    FIG1
    Wednesday 2:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $800.00
    Beginner

Form Language

    AD1
    Saturday 10:00am - 1:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $825.00
    Intermediate

Foundation Sketching 1

    FND1
    Thursday 2:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $800.00
    Beginner

Fundamentals of Prop and Vehicle Design

    PD1
    Saturday 2:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Gouache Techniques

    GT
    Wednesday 6:00pm - 8:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Grease Pencil Storyboard with Blender

    GPSB
    Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Head Hands Feet Bootcamp

    HHF
    Sunday 10:00am - 1:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Beginner

Illustrative Character Design

    IllustrativeCH
    Monday 2:00pm-5:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Intro to Blender

    ib0
    Thursday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Beginner

Introduction to Zbrush

    ZB1
    Monday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Intermediate

Mech Design Flash with SINIX

    MechFlash
    Saturday 2:00pm - 4:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Painting with Value & Light

    vpldl
    Saturday 10:00am - 12:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Perspective Boot Camp

    PBC
    Friday 12:00pm- 5:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $700.00
    Intermediate

Portfolio Development Character Creature

    PDCC
    Tuesday 2:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $825.00
    Advanced

Portfolio Development Environments

    PDENV
    Tuesday 2:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $875.00
    Advanced

Realistic Rendering Bootcamp with YUHONG DING

    RRB
    Sunday 12:00am - 5:00pm PST
    5 - Weeks Course
    $600.00
    Intermediate

Rhythm & Structure

    FIGRS
    Wednesday 2:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $600.00
    Beginner

Shape Design

    sdf
    Wednesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Story Development with Casey Keith

    SDCK
    Thursday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $900.00
    Advanced

Storyboard Mechanics

    SMFlash
    Tuesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Storyboard Revisionist

    SBR
    Wednesday 7:00pm - 10:00pm PST
    8- Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

Storyboarding 1

    SB1
    Sunday 10:00am-1:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $775.00
    Beginner

Storyboarding 2

    SB2
    Wednesday 7:00pm - 10:00pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $800.00
    Intermediate

Storyboarding 3 Advanced

    SB3
    Tuesday 7:30pm - 10:30pm PST
    10 - Weeks Course
    $900.00
    Advanced

Stylized Blender

    sbflash
    Saturday 6:30pm - 8:30pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Beginner

Stylized Character Design

    CH Flash
    Thursday 7:30pm - 9:30pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $155.99
    Intermediate

Stylized Concept Art in 2D/3D

    S2D3D
    Friday 6:30pm- 9:30pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Intermediate

Visual Comedy for Storyboarding Bootcamp

    visualcomedy
    Saturday 12:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)
    5 - Weeks Course
    $600.00
    Intermediate

Visual Development Adv.

    VD2
    Monday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $800.00
    Advanced

Visual Development for Animation

    VD1
    Monday 7:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $750.00
    Intermediate

World Building 3D

    WB3D
    Saturday 8:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
    10 - Weeks Course
    $625.00
    Advanced

FAQ's

Course prices vary depending on the course you take and its duration. A processing fee and a handling fee are attached to each transaction. Tuition in full is due during time of registration.

Don't worry if you can't pay in full upon registration. We understand that financial situations can vary, so we offer flexible payment arrangements. A 50% deposit and registration fee are required upon registration, and the remaining balance can be paid in installments. However, please note that if the payments have not been completed prior to the start of the course, you might be subject to a $50 late payment, or you could lose your place on the course.

Don't worry if you can't pay in full upon registration. We understand that financial situations can vary, so we offer flexible payment arrangements. A 50% deposit and registration fee are required upon registration, and the remaining balance can be paid in installments. However, please note that if the payments have not been completed prior to the start of the course, you might be subject to a $50 late payment, or you could lose your place on the course.

For terms and conditions, see FAQ.

Registration dates can vary by term and course. For more detailed information, please see the specific course you wish to register for for full details and requirements.

Depending on the course you choose to take, it can take anywhere from 5 to 12 weeks. Flash courses are typically 2 hours per week for 5 weeks. All longer courses, such as character design and storyboarding, are 3-hour sessions for the duration of the course.

We want to ensure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision. That's why we have a range of resources on the website to help you learn more about the courses we offer and to answer your questions. We have a comprehensive FAQ page that can address most of your queries, and all of our course pages have detailed descriptions.

If you need more information or specific questions answered, you can visit the Brainstorm School Courses Page or contact info@brainstormschool.com for more details.

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