Kevin Chen is a renowned Artist and instructor from Los Angeles. At his school, Concept Design Academy (CDA), there are some great figure drawing and foundational courses. They also offer two uninstructed workshops, a short pose workshop on Sundays and a new long pose workshop on Wednesday evenings. These workshops are open to the public and open to all levels. This is a great opportunity to draw, paint and interact with veteran artists and instructors like Kevin.
These drawings below are from the long pose sessions. For more info on CDA’s figure drawing courses and workshops, visit their blog at:
This Saturday, July 28th, Dreamworksveteran Nathan Fowkes will be giving a special workshop titled: “Launching Your Career in Animation Art and Entertainment Design“. This will be 5-hour workshop designed for anyone who wants to learn how to focus their portfolio and prepare for a career in animation art.
Please see workshop details below. To register, or for further information, visit Motivarti workshop page:
This Monday, June 25, Nathan Fowkes will be presenting a special workshop called: “From Student to Professional and Beyond” at the Animation Guild in Los Angeles. This workshop is for artists of any level who want to develop higher quaility of work and the habits and practices of a successful professional artist. Considering Nathan’s success as a Production Artist for many of Dreamworks’ hit films, he is a great example to learn from.
To register or for more info, visit the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art’s workshop page:
Ever since March of 2010, when Steve Huston was last in Los Angeles to teach his annual workshop, I was eagerly anticipating his return to Southern California. The time finally came last April when Steve returned to Pasadena for a one night drawing workshop hosted by 3 Kicks Studio.
This was a short but intense workshop. Steve packed in a lot of information in 3 hours. Here are my thoughts on the evening.
Part 1 – Lecture
Steve began the lecture by stating his fundamental principles to drawing and art making. The essence of Art is the “Idea”, he noted to the class. He then broke down that concept into 2 fundamental parts:
This summer, Zhaoming Wu will be teaching an exclusive, 2-day head and portrait drawing workshop. The date is Saturday, June 4th – Sunday, June 5th, 2011. The time is 10 am – 4pm both days. The workshop will be held at theCommunity School of Music and Arts (CSMA) in beautiful Mountain View, California (just 20 minutes south of San Francisco).
This is a limited, one of a kind engagement. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to study with a living, modern master. Enrollment has begun and class size is limited. See below for complete details. To enroll please visit the CSMA website:
Concept Design Academy (CDA) is hosting a new figure drawing workshop every Sunday in Pasadena, CA. CDA is one of the top entertainment art schools and many great artists, industry professionals and talented students have come to draw on Sunday night. Including the school’s founder Kevin Chen.
For those in the Los Angeles area who follow my tutorials and videos, stop by say hi and come draw with us sometime. I would love to meet all of you and thank you for your support. I am currently enrolled in Kevin Chen’s drawing class this term and will be attending CDA until April 10th.
Nathan Fowkes is a renowned Los Angeles artist and teacher. Among many things he is known for being a masterful color stylist. All you have to do is see hislandscape sketches to know he is a master of color and his craft. Being a fan of his work I was eagerly awaiting his one day Color Concepts Workshop @ Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art (LAAFA).