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: Friday  7:30pm-10:30pm
First Class: Thursday Jan 24, 2019
10 week course

Instructor: Zac Retz, Sony Pictures Animation, visual development

Focus: Becoming an expert in environment design.  Utilize advanced photoshop & other techniques to build and create environments to a professional level.

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


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 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 digital/Photoshop painting

  • Creative themed set dressing

  • Thorough understanding of space and environments

  • High level render finish techniques

  • Build a portfolio


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