Link to Event on Facebook

Time: Saturday, April 9 · 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Location: University of Texas at Dallas, Game Lab ATEC 1.202

The workshop for this week will be focusing on portfolio sketching and silhouette sketching.

You are encouraged to work digitally, feel free to bring laptop and tablets. 

We will watch a quick lecture on portfolio preparation and then practice more sketching techniques.

Research . Research . Research

Practice . Practice . Practice

Silhouettes

Posted: April 2, 2011 in Workshops Summary

Link to Event on Facebook

Time: Saturday, April 2 · 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location: University of Texas at Dallas, Visual Arts building AS 1.116

The workshop for this week will be focusing on silhouette sketching.

If one is interested to work digitally, feel free to bring laptop and tablets. This session is hands on so please bring sketch book and drawing materials of your choice.

We will briefly review silhouettes and work on one in the workshop as a quick project. We will have 1hr total to work with a live model, and 45minutes to practice silhouette sketching. The last 15 minutes will be spent on printing out your work that you did during the workshop and have a short peer critique session.

Anatomy and Actions

Posted: March 12, 2011 in Workshops Summary

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Time: Saturday, March 12 · 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Location: University of Texas at Dallas, Visual Arts building AS 1.116

The workshop for this week will be focusing on anatomy and actions. If one is interested to work digitally, feel free to bring laptop and tablets. This session is hands on so please bring sketch book and drawing materials of your choice.

Environments

Posted: February 26, 2011 in Workshops Summary

Download Powerpoint and References

Digital Landscape

Part 1 / Part 2

Creating Worlds

Part 1 / Part 2

Set Design

Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3

Set Design Painting

Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3

Painting from 3D

Sketchup

Matte Painting

Prop and Vehicular Concepts

Posted: February 19, 2011 in Workshops Summary

Perspective Drawing

One Point Perspective / Two Point Perspective / Three Point Perspective / Foreshortening

Vehicles design art
Part 1 / Part 2

Mecha design
Part 1 / Part 2

Sniper Vehicle
Part 1 / Part 2

Download PowerPoint and Sample Images

Character Silhouettes Part 1 and 2

Character Sketching Part 1 and 2 and 3

Light and Color

Posted: January 29, 2011 in Workshops Summary

Painting Fundamentals

How to Render Concept Art Part 3 : Color Theory and Using Color

Lighting Keys

Composition

Posted: January 22, 2011 in Workshops Summary

Download PowerPoint (ref images are in the PowerPoint)

 

Little Concept Workshop @ UTD

Posted: January 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

Hello and welcome to the little concept workshop blog site.

Spring workshop lineup:

  • January 15th: Semester survey day.
  • January 22th: Composition (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • January 29th: Light and Color (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • February 5th: Snow week
  • February 12th: Character and Creature Concepts (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • February 19th: Prop and Vehicular Concepts (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • February 26th: Environment Concepts (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • March 5th: World Creation, Culture, and Costumes (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • March 12th: Anatomy and Actions (lecture, discussion, and exercises)
  • March 19th: No Workshop (Spring Break)
  • March 26th: No Workshop
  • April 2: Silhouette Workshop
  • April 9: Portfolio Preparation & More Sketching
  • April 16 : Portfolio Preparation (lecture and discussion)
  • April 23: Portfolio Peer Review (discussion, show and tell)
  • April 30: No workshop
  • May 7 and all Saturday after: Anatomy study and Concept Projects (in workshop concept development and anatomy exercises) 

Starting in Fall semester, the workshop lectures will start again from the beginning of the list.